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latchet

[lach-it] /ˈlætʃ ɪt/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a strap or lace used to fasten a shoe.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English lachet < Middle French, dialectal variant of lacet. See lace, -et
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British Dictionary definitions for latchet

latchet

/ˈlætʃɪt/
noun
1.
(archaic) a shoe fastening, such as a thong or lace
Word Origin
C14: from Old French lachet, from laslace
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latchet in the Bible

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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