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blucher

[bloo-ker, -cher] /ˈblu kər, -tʃər/
noun
1.
a strong, leather half boot.
2.
a shoe having the vamp and tongue made of one piece and overlapped by the quarters, which lace across the instep.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; named after G. L. von Blücher
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British Dictionary definitions for bluchers

blucher

/ˈbluːkə; -tʃə/
noun
1.
(obsolete) a high shoe with laces over the tongue
Word Origin
C19: named after Field Marshal Blücher

Blücher

/German ˈblyçər/
noun
1.
Gebhard Leberecht von (ˈɡɛphart ˈleːbərɛçt fɔn). 1742–1819, Prussian field marshal, who commanded the Prussian army against Napoleon at Waterloo (1815)
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Word Origin and History for bluchers

Bluchers

n.

type of old-style boots, from Prussian Field Marshal Gebhard Leberecht Blücher (1742-1819).

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