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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Wooden shoes worn in the Low countries.

Usage examples (12)
  • For hundreds of years, wooden shoes, called klompen, were worn by most Dutch people for very practical purposes.
  • "klompen," said he, in good Dutch, and klompen, or klomps, they are to this day.
  • Spellers were tripped up on words such as croquette, mahi-mahi, klompen and cadenza.
  • You can check out all of the flowers and the klompen dancers with their wooden shoes. for more
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