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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A leather strap or thong used to attach a sandal or shoe to the foot.

Usage examples (39)
  • The latchet was the thong by which the sandal was bound on the foot.
  • That I will not take from a thread even to a shoe - latchet.
  • The Clerk arose, crossed to the doorway, and undid the latchet.
  • France by an effete tyrant not worthy to unlace his shoe latchet. for more
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