half-sole

half-sole
\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ transitive verb
Etymology: half sole
: to attach a half sole to especially in repairing (a shoe)

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/haf"sohl', hahf"-/, v.t., half-soled, half-soling.
to repair or renew (a shoe) by putting on a new half sole.
[1785-95]

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halfˈ-sole noun
The part of a shoe-sole from the instep to the toe
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Main Entry:half

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the sole of a shoe or boot from the toe to the instep.
half-sole «HAF SOHL, HAHF-», verb, -soled, -sol|ing.
to put a new half sole or half soles on (shoes or boots).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • half-sole — half′ sole v. t. soled, sol•ing clo to repair or renew (a shoe or boot) by applying a new half sole • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • half-sole — [haf′sōl΄] vt. half soled, half soling to repair (shoes or boots) by attaching new half soles …   English World dictionary

  • half sole — half′ sole n. clo that part of the sole of a shoe or boot that extends from the shank to the end of the toe • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • half sole — n. a sole (of a shoe or boot) from the arch to the toe …   English World dictionary

  • half sole — noun shoe sole extending from the shank to the toe • Hypernyms: ↑sole • Part Holonyms: ↑footwear, ↑footgear * * * noun : a shoe sole extending from the shank forward : tap * * * that part of the sole of a boot or shoe that extends from the shank… …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-sole — /ˈhaf soʊl/ (say hahf sohl) noun 1. that part of the sole of a boot or shoe which extends from the shank to the end of the toe. –verb (t) (half soled, half soling) 2. to repair by putting on a new half sole …  

  • half-sole — /haf sohl , hahf /, v.t., half soled, half soling. to repair or renew (a shoe) by putting on a new half sole. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • half sole — noun Date: 1865 a shoe sole extending from the shank forward …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • half sole — that part of the sole of a boot or shoe that extends from the shank to the end of the toe. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • half-sole — transitive verb Date: 1795 to put half soles on …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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