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brogan

[broh-guh n] /ˈbroʊ gən/
noun
1.
a heavy, sturdy shoe, especially an ankle-high work shoe.
Origin
< Irish brógán, diminutive of bróg shoe; see brogue2
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  • Traditionally, brogan has also been used as a first name for boys, after the saint.
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brogan

/ˈbrəʊɡən/
noun
1.
a heavy laced usually ankle-high work boot
Word Origin
C19: from Gaelic brōgan a little shoe, from brōg shoe; see brogue²
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