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English Dictionary: footpad by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a highwayman who robs on foot
    Synonym(s): footpad, padder
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Pad \Pad\, n. [D. pad. [root]21. See {Path}.]
      1. A footpath; a road. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
      2. An easy-paced horse; a padnag. --Addison
                     An abbot on an ambling pad.               --Tennyson.
      3. A robber that infests the road on foot; a highwayman; --
            usually called a {footpad}. --Gay. Byron.
      4. The act of robbing on the highway. [Obs.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Footpad \Foot"pad`\, n.
      A highwayman or robber on foot.
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