latchet

latchet

[lach-it]
noun Archaic.
a strap or lace used to fasten a shoe.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English lachet < Middle French, dialectal variant of lacet. See lace, -et

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latchet (ˈlætʃɪt)
 
n
archaic a shoe fastening, such as a thong or lace
 
[C14: from Old French lachet, from laslace]

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Latchet definition


a thong (Acts 22:25), cord, or strap fastening the sandal on the foot (Isa. 5:27; Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16).

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