I've soled and 'eeled while you wait in a stall near Southwark Bridge seven years an' a arf!
My boots were soled with india-rubber and I made no sound at all.
These were a pair familiar to me, of orange-dyed canvas, soled with rope.
I thought they would have choaked themselves struggling with cheese that would have soled a shoe.
She soled three pairs of moccasins for me, as skilfully as an Indian.
His own are reduced to uppers and half a heel apiece, but he hopes to get them soled in Ivanhoe while he waits.
A girl came running up with a pair of boots that were to be soled as quickly as possible.
"bottom of the foot" ("technically, the planta, corresponding to the palm of the hand," Century Dictionary), early 14c., from Old French sole, from Vulgar Latin *sola, from Latin solea "sandal, bottom of a shoe; a flatfish," from solum "bottom, ground, foundation, lowest point of a thing" (hence "sole of the foot"), of uncertain origin. In English, the meaning "bottom of a shoe or boot" is from late 14c.
common European flatfish, mid-13c., from Old French sole, from Latin solea "a kind of flatfish," originally "sandal" (see sole (n.1)); so called from resemblance of the fish to a flat shoe.
"single, alone, having no husband or wife; one and only, singular, unique," late 14c., from Old French soul "only, alone, just," from Latin solus "alone, only, single, sole; forsaken; extraordinary," of unknown origin, perhaps related to se "oneself," from PIE reflexive root *swo- (see so).
"furnish (a shoe) with a sole," 1560s, from sole (n.1). Related: Soled; soling.
The underside of the foot.