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footgear

[foo t-geer] /ˈfʊtˌgɪər/
noun
1.
covering for the feet, as shoes, boots, etc.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; foot + gear
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Examples from the web for footgear
  • For footgear the traveller needs two pairs of stout, high hunting shoes, built on the moccasin form with soles.
  • It seems to me that the character of our footgear signifies more than is commonly supposed.
  • footgear should be insulated to protect against cold and dampness.
  • Winter clothing and appropriate footgear are needed.
  • Wear proper footgear that provides ankle support and protects against sharp rocks.
  • Dress for the weather, wear proper footgear, and be prepared for sudden changes.
  • Additionally, you will need appropriate equipment and good footgear.
  • The type of footgear, clothing, and other equipment.
  • Podiatrists, with respect to prosthetic materials and inlays, including arch-supports and special footgear.
  • Please be aware that the use of any footgear aids the grappler when he is going for an ankle lock.
British Dictionary definitions for footgear

footgear

/ˈfʊtˌɡɪə/
noun
1.
another name for footwear
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