foot guard

foot guard

[′fu̇t ‚gärd]
(civil engineering)
A filler placed on the space between converging rails to prevent a foot from being wedged between the rails.
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References in classic literature ?
And it was reported they were going to shut up all the ports.* The Lord Commissioner being informed of that, sent a party of the foot guards, and took possession of the Netherbow, which is a gate in the middle of the High Street, as Temple Bar between the City of London and the Court.
"Besides that, Peter Nikolaevich, by exchanging into the Guards I shall be in a more prominent position," continued Berg, "and vacancies occur much more frequently in the Foot Guards. Then just think what can be done with two hundred and thirty rubles!
Pocket was at home, and was in a little difficulty, on account of the baby's having been accommodated with a needle-case to keep him quiet during the unaccountable absence(with a relative in the Foot Guards) of Millers.
In a very little time, Barnaby knew that they were a strong detachment of the Foot Guards, having along with them two gentlemen in private clothes, and a small party of Horse; the latter brought up the rear, and were not in number more than six or eight.
Some said with confidence that she had gone down to the docks in male attire, and had become a female sailor; others darkly whispered that she had enlisted as a private in the second regiment of Foot Guards, and had been seen in uniform, and on duty, to wit, leaning on her musket and looking out of a sentry-box in St james's Park, one evening.
Though a tall, hard-favoured, sinewy old woman, who in her youth might have enlisted in the Foot Guards without much fear of discovery, she collapsed before the little keen-eyed crab-like old man.
Protect operators with foot guard for casters, wheels
Like what you did on the cover by integrating the shot of the GG Foot Guard. Looks very natural and next to the shot of Ray Helge.
Safety bars and a foot guard assure operator protection.
Three styles are available: single- or two-pedal activation, and a guarded model with an integral, one-piece foot guard. The switches can be specified with up to 20A, 1 hp, 125/250 VAC ratings, and all models are sealed to IP68 and NEMA 4X, 6R 12 and 13 ratings.
The Irish Guards, alongside all foot Guard regiments, are likely to take part in his wedding to Kate Middleton on April 29.