noun Archaic.
a strap or lace used to fasten a shoe.

1300–50; Middle English lachet < Middle French, dialectal variant of lacet. See lace, -et Unabridged
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latchet (ˈlætʃɪt)
archaic a shoe fastening, such as a thong or lace
[C14: from Old French lachet, from laslace]

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Bible Dictionary

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).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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