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sandal1

[san-dl] /ˈsæn dl/
noun
1.
a shoe consisting of a sole of leather or other material fastened to the foot by thongs or straps.
2.
any of various low shoes or slippers.
3.
a light, low, rubber overshoe covering only the front part of a woman's high-heeled shoe.
4.
a band or strap that fastens a low shoe or slipper on the foot by passing over the instep or around the ankle.
verb (used with object), sandaled, sandaling or (especially British) sandalled, sandalling.
5.
to furnish with sandals.
Origin of sandal1
1350-1400
1350-1400; < French sandale; replacing Middle English sandalie < Latin sandalium < Greek sandálion, equivalent to sándal(on) sandal + -ion diminutive suffix
Related forms
unsandaled, adjective
unsandalled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sandalled

sandal

/ˈsændəl/
noun
1.
a light shoe consisting of a sole held on the foot by thongs, straps, etc
2.
a strap passing over the instep or around the ankle to keep a low shoe on the foot
Derived Forms
sandalled, adjective
Word Origin
C14: from Latin sandalium, from Greek sandalion a small sandal, from sandalon sandal
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Word Origin and History for sandalled

sandal

n.

type of shoe, late 14c., from Old French sandale, from Latin sandalium "a slipper, sandal," from Greek sandalion, diminutive of sandalon "sandal," of unknown origin, perhaps from Persian. Related: Sandals.

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