footgear

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n footgear covering for a person's feet
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Footgear shoes and stockings
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. fót, pl. fét; Ger. fuss, L. pes, pedis, Gr. pous, podos, Sans. pād.

Usage

In literature:

What enormous footgear, to be sure.
"A Woman who went to Alaska" by May Kellogg Sullivan
Long ago they had chewed on the leather of their footgear and devoured all cats, dogs and rodents.
"Greener Than You Think" by Ward Moore
In such footgear he dared not enter a shoe-store, his own realm, to ask for work that he really could do.
"The Innocents" by Sinclair Lewis
The latter dismounted, and, stooping down, touched the young man's worn footgear.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
Ordinarily boots placed there were not visible in the line of the corridor, but the detectives' footgear stood well in view.
"The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley" by Louis Tracy
The footgear of the cattleman is not made for walking.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
Before he had gone very far, the sentry bent and picked up something that was lying on the spot where Jan had been attending to his footgear.
"The Submarine Hunters" by Percy F. Westerman
They got into full gear, including their skin-tight neoprene helmets and footgear.
"The Flying Stingaree" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Just before we were ready to start Ray took off my footgear and treated my feet from his medicine kit.
"Astounding Stories, April, 1931" by Various
He didn't have the right kind of footgear, and he slipped.
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
The boys borrowed footgear suitable for any mud left by the rain and started out after lunch.
"The Blue Ghost Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Yet I have never gone with less than four sets of footgear.
"Through Our Unknown Southwest" by Agnes C. Laut
Cleek gave one look at the expensively cut article of footgear, then he lounged across the yard.
"The Riddle of the Night" by Thomas W. Hanshew
One of the difficulties that presented itself was the question of footgear.
"The School by the Sea" by Angela Brazil
I wonder if everybody in Finland wears such footgear?
"The Corner House Girls' Odd Find" by Grace Brooks Hill
It was a toilsome journey, and Tom found the Moorish slippers a very inconvenient footgear.
"King of the Air" by Herbert Strang
I found the Hannaford ventilated rubber boot the most comfortable and perfect footgear I have ever worn.
"Cruisings in the Cascades" by George O. Shields
But it was in the matter of footgear that the Majorcan fancy appeared to run riot.
"The Fortunate Isles" by Mary Stuart Boyd
Down on his knees at my feet went Ushi, opened his bag, and selected from it a pair of cloth footgear to slip on over my shoes.
"A Yankee in the Far East" by George Hoyt Allen
Scattered among the imprints left by a small shoe were those of a man's heavy-soled footgear.
"Dan Carter and the River Camp" by Mildred A. Wirt
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In news:

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Timberland PRO, a leader in occupational footwear, is introducing its newly redesigned Timberland PRO Valor line of lightweight footgear designed for public safety professionals.
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