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seven-league boots

[sev-uh n-leeg] /ˈsɛv ənˌlig/
noun
1.
fairy-tale boots enabling the wearer to reach seven leagues at a stride.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; translation of French bottes de sept lieues in the fairy tales of C. Perrault, especially Le petit Poucet (English Hop-o'-my-Thumb)
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