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[get-uh; Japanese ge-tah] /ˈgɛt ə; Japanese ˈgɛ tɑ/
noun, plural geta, getas.
a traditional Japanese wooden clog that is worn outdoors, with a thong that passes between the first two toes and with two transverse supports on the bottom of the sole.
1880-85; < Japanese, perhaps by ellipsis from shita-geta, equivalent to shita below, under + -geta, combining form of keta slat, lath; or ge (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese xià below) + Japanese (i)ta board Unabridged
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  • Individuals wishing to conduct open burning operations after that date must geta permit before burning.
  • Never leave to answer the phone, answer the door, geta towel or for any other reason.
  • If you have received annuity for less than one year, you will geta percentage of the first cost-of-living adjustment.

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