kiltie tongue

kiltie

[kil-tee]
noun
1.
a person who wears a kilt, especially a member of a regiment in which the kilt is worn as part of the dress uniform.
2.
a sports shoe with a fringed tongue that flaps over the vamp and conceals all or part of the lacing.
3.
Also called kiltie tongue, shawl tongue. the fringed tongue of such a shoe.

Origin:
1835–45; kilt + -ie

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