chukka

chukka boot

[chuhk-uh]
noun
an ankle-high shoe, laced through two pairs of eyelets, often made of suede. Also called chukka. Compare jodhpur ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1945–50; so called from its resemblance to a polo boot. See chukker

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chukka or (US) chukker (ˈtʃʌkə)
 
n
polo a period of continuous play, generally lasting 7½ minutes
 
[C20: from Hindi cakkar, from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle]
 
chukker or (US) chukker
 
n
 
[C20: from Hindi cakkar, from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle]

chukka boot or chukka
 
n
an ankle-high boot made of suede or rubber and worn for playing polo
 
[C19 chukka]
 
chukka or chukka
 
n
 
[C19 chukka]

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