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brogan

[broh-guh n] /ˈbroʊ gən/
noun
1.
a heavy, sturdy shoe, especially an ankle-high work shoe.
Origin of brogan
< Irish brógán, diminutive of bróg shoe; see brogue2
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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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Word Origin and History for brogans
n.

type of coarse shoes, 1846, from Irish and Gaelic brogan, diminutive of brog "shoe" (cf. brogue).

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