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chaussure

[shoh-syr] /ʃoʊˈsür/
noun, plural chaussures
[shoh-syr] /ʃoʊˈsür/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
any foot covering, as a shoe or boot; footwear.
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  • None walk gracefully, not even those that have exchanged the sock and clumsy slippers, usually worn, for French chaussure.

    Three Months Abroad Anna Vivanti
  • The latter was carpeted with a mat of sea-grass, and my chaussure was light, so that my tread was as silent as that of a girl.

    The Quadroon Mayne Reid
  • My chaussure was sadly against me—thin-soled boots, which doubled under me.

  • But for the style of the chaussure, I might have fancied that the tracks were those of some one who had strayed from the caravan.

    The Wild Huntress Mayne Reid

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