- a treadle or foot-operated lever on a machine
- a vertical board at the foot of a bed
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Furniturea board or small platform on which to support the foot or feet.
- Furniturean upright piece across the foot of a bedstead.
- a treadle.
- foot + board 1755–65, American.