Now updated for CSW19. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.
|aglet aiglet aiguillette
|the tag covering the end of a lace.
|a light sandal with a hemp or rope sole.
|a waterproof overshoe.
|baboosh babouche babuche pabouche
|an Oriental heelless slipper.
|a kind of boot lacing (also a kind of bonnet and a kind of petticoat).
|a loose, down-at-heel shoe; (verb) to make shapeless, to bungle.
|a leather half-boot. [From L. von Blücher (1742-1819), Prussian general].
|a covering for the foot and at least the ankle, often the calf or even higher up the leg, made of leather, rubber, etc; (verb) to kick.
|a woman's short lined boot; an infant's boot of wool etc.
|a little boot, legging, or gaiter.
|a lace for a BOOT.
|a small boot; a surgical boot for correcting deformity.
|a BUSKIN or half-boot.
|a strong and tough working shoe.
|a thick-soled boot (aka COTHURNUS) worn by actors in ancient Greek tragedy.
|a red silk embroidered sandal forming part of the insignia of the Holy Roman Empire. Pl. CALCEAMENTA.
|wearing shoes, esp. of religious orders, as opposed to DISCALCED.
|a type of open SANDAL worn in India.
|a foot covering of any kind.
|a high CLOG or PATTEN introduced into England from Venice during the reign of Elizabeth I. [Sp. chapin].
|a strip attached to the sole of a shoe to strengthen it; (verb) to strengthen with a cleat.
|a nail used as a protective stud in footwear, esp in climbing boots; (verb) to form fused residue in burning.
|a wooden shoe; a shoe with a wooden sole; (verb) to choke with an impediment.
|a BUSKIN anciently used by tragic actors on the stage. The pl. of COTHURNUS is COTHURNI.
|like a COTHURNUS.
|a long-toed boot of the fourteenth century. [From Kraków (Cracow), a city in southern Poland.]
|an attachment for a climbing boot to give a grip on ice etc.
|am informal name for training shoes.
|a type of Inuit boot made of fur and leather.
|(dial.) a gym shoe; (verb) to bounce, to drop lightly on water.
|unshod; (noun) one who is unshod.
|unshod, esp. of religious orders, as in discalced friars.
|a SANDAL with rope bottom and canvas top.
|a knee-length boot.
|finnesko finnsko finsko
|a reindeer-skin BOOT with the hair on. No —S.
|a thick level sole on a shoe.
|a light flat shoe.
|a type of rubber sandal.
|the insole in a boot or shoe.
|anything worn on the feet.
|a muff for keeping the feet warm.
|anything worn on the feet.
|galage galoche galosh golosh goloshe
|an overshoe. GALOSH and GOLOSH can be used as verbs: to put an overshoe on.
|a Japanese wooden sandal with a thong between the toes.
|goloshes. N.B. no GOLOSHOE*.
|a rubberised footwear.
|a piece of armour protecting the heel.
|a reinforcing piece of metal for a shoe.
|hose collectively; the goods in which a hosier deals.
|huarache huaracho guaracha guarache guarachi
|a flat-heeled sandal. The pl. of HUARACHO is HUARACHOS.
|the inner sole of a shoe or boot.
|a kind of high boot; (verb) to behave in a brutally authoritarian way.
|an elastic-sided boot.
|a knee-length sealskin boot.
|a shoe with a long slashed tongue that folds over the instep.
|a lightweight climbing boot with a canvas or suede upper and Vibram > KLETTS, KLETTERSCHUHE.
|a long boot made of oiled leather, made by lumbermen etc.
|a leather thong fastening a sandal on the foot.
|a shoe like a moccasin for casual wear.
|a layer in a shoe, between INSOLE and OUTSOLE.
|a heelless shoe of deerskin or other soft leather.
|thickly padded boots with a fabric outer covering.
|muckluck mucluc mukluk
|a type of sealskin boot.
|a backless slipper.
|the outside sole of a boot or shoe.
|a protective boot worn over an ordinary boot or shoe.
|a shoe, esp. of waterproof material, worn over one's shoes to protect them.
|a low-heeled laced shoe.
|a MOCCASIN or soft shoe to be worn inside a boot.
|a rawhide slipper worn by men in the Aran Islands.
|pantable pantoffle pantofle pantoufle
|a slipper, an overshoe.
|a wooden shoe; a clog; (verb) to go on pattens.
|of footwear, designed to alleviate foot problems.
|denoting a shoe or sandal in which the toe is not covered.
|a shoe with a thick heavy sole.
|plimsoll plimsole plimsoll
|a rubber-soled canvas shoe.
|a pointy toed shoe as worn by jesters.
|a shoe moulded from untanned hide.
|a rawhide shoe. [OE rifeling].
|a foot-covering as part of suit of armour.
|a wooden shoe; a clog.
|a wearer of wooden shoes.
|a type of footwear with an openwork upper, or consisting of a sole bound to the foot by straps; (verb) to put sandals on the feet > SANDALED/SANDALLED.
|a shoe for the beach.
|a climbing shoe with a hemp sole. Pl. SCARPETTI.
|a type of sandal > SCUFFERS.
|a sailor's boot.
|a stud in the sole of a shoe; a callus on the finger. [ON sigg, hard skin, a callus].
|pt. of SHOE.
|a stiff outer covering for the foot, not coming above the ankle > SHOES or (archaic) SHOON. (Verb) to put shoes on > SHOED or SHOD, SHODDEN.
|a lace for a shoe.
|a waterproof BOOT.
|a piece of wood put into a shoe to keep it in shape.
|a fashionable shoe that covers the ankle.
|a shoe without a covering for the heel, supported by a strap round the heel.
|a shoe easily slipped onto the foot, esp. a loose indoor shoe; (verb) to beat with a slipper.
|wearing shoes or slippers down at the heel.
|a thin insole.
|a boot or overshoe for walking in snow.
|a wooden or metal frame, broad at the front and tapering at the back, with a network of thongs, strapped to the foot for walking on snow; (verb) to travel by snowshoe.
|without a sole.
|a metallic shoe with pointy toes worn by knights.
|a tennis shoe or plimsoll.
|tennis shoes or plimsolls.
|an ankle-high MOCCASIN worn by Mexican and Indians.
|a (usu. steel) cap covering the toe of a shoe or boot.
|the toe end of a shoe.
|a metal tab attached to the end of a shoe.
|a dance SLIPPER without a heel.
|(US) a light canvas shoe.
|training shoes. No TRAB*.
|a soft running shoe, usu laced, with a thick sole, used in training or for general casual wear.
|not wearing sandals.
|the part of a shoe or boot above the sole.
|veldschoen veldskoen velskoen
|a shoe made of rawhide.
|shoes with Vibram soles. N.B. no VIB*.
|a hiking boot with a lug sole.
|a wedge-heeled shoe.
|moccasin-style shoes for casual wearf.
|a wellington boot.
|a type of waterproof boot.
|a sturdy boot for workers.
|a Japanese sandal consisting of a flat sole with a thong between the toes. Pl. ZORIS.