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discalced

[dis-kalst] /dɪsˈkælst/
adjective
1.
(chiefly of members of certain religious orders) without shoes; unshod; barefoot.
Also, discalceate
[dis-kal-see-it, -eyt] /dɪsˈkæl si ɪt, -ˌeɪt/ (Show IPA)
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Compare calced.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; part translation of Latin discalceātus, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + calceātus, past participle of calceāre to fit with shoes (calce(us) a shoe, derivative of calc- (stem of calx) heel + -ātus -ate1)
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British Dictionary definitions for discalced

discalced

/dɪsˈkælst/
adjective
1.
barefooted: used to denote friars and nuns who wear sandals
Word Origin
C17: from Latin discalceātus, from dis-1 + calceātus shod, from calceāre to provide with shoes, from calceus shoe, from calx heel
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