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
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In news:

Timberland PRO has redesigned the Timberland PRO Valor line of lightweight footgear designed for public safety professionals.
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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