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chukka boot

[chuhk-uh] /ˈtʃʌk ə/
noun
1.
an ankle-high shoe, laced through two pairs of eyelets, often made of suede.
Also called chukka.
Compare jodhpur (def 2).
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; so called from its resemblance to a polo boot. See chukker
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British Dictionary definitions for chukka

chukka

/ˈtʃʌkə/
noun
1.
(polo) a period of continuous play, generally lasting 71/2 minutes
Word Origin
C20: from Hindi cakkar, from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle

chukka boot

noun
1.
an ankle-high boot made of suede or rubber and worn for playing polo
Word Origin
C19 chukka
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