shoe|pac

shoe|pac
shoe|pack or shoe|pac «SHOO PAK», noun. U.S.
1. a waterproof boot with laces, for wear in cold weather: »

[He] got back the day before wearing regular boots, not the shoepacks that we had for the cold (Ward Just).

2. a kind of high moccasin that covered the ankles and was made without a separate sole, worn by North American Indians and early pioneers.
[American English, alteration (by folk etymology) of Algonkian (Delaware) shipak]

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  • Shoe pac — Shoe Shoe (sh[=oo]), n.; pl. {Shoes} (sh[=oo]z), formerly {Shoon} (sh[=oo]n), now provincial. [OE. sho, scho, AS. sc[=o]h, sce[ o]h; akin to OFries. sk[=o], OS. sk[=o]h, D. schoe, schoen, G. schuh, OHG. scuoh, Icel. sk[=o]r, Dan. & Sw. sko, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shoe — (sh[=oo]), n.; pl. {Shoes} (sh[=oo]z), formerly {Shoon} (sh[=oo]n), now provincial. [OE. sho, scho, AS. sc[=o]h, sce[ o]h; akin to OFries. sk[=o], OS. sk[=o]h, D. schoe, schoen, G. schuh, OHG. scuoh, Icel. sk[=o]r, Dan. & Sw. sko, Goth. sk[=o]hs; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shoe block — Shoe Shoe (sh[=oo]), n.; pl. {Shoes} (sh[=oo]z), formerly {Shoon} (sh[=oo]n), now provincial. [OE. sho, scho, AS. sc[=o]h, sce[ o]h; akin to OFries. sk[=o], OS. sk[=o]h, D. schoe, schoen, G. schuh, OHG. scuoh, Icel. sk[=o]r, Dan. & Sw. sko, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shoe bolt — Shoe Shoe (sh[=oo]), n.; pl. {Shoes} (sh[=oo]z), formerly {Shoon} (sh[=oo]n), now provincial. [OE. sho, scho, AS. sc[=o]h, sce[ o]h; akin to OFries. sk[=o], OS. sk[=o]h, D. schoe, schoen, G. schuh, OHG. scuoh, Icel. sk[=o]r, Dan. & Sw. sko, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shoe of an anchor — Shoe Shoe (sh[=oo]), n.; pl. {Shoes} (sh[=oo]z), formerly {Shoon} (sh[=oo]n), now provincial. [OE. sho, scho, AS. sc[=o]h, sce[ o]h; akin to OFries. sk[=o], OS. sk[=o]h, D. schoe, schoen, G. schuh, OHG. scuoh, Icel. sk[=o]r, Dan. & Sw. sko, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shoe stone — Shoe Shoe (sh[=oo]), n.; pl. {Shoes} (sh[=oo]z), formerly {Shoon} (sh[=oo]n), now provincial. [OE. sho, scho, AS. sc[=o]h, sce[ o]h; akin to OFries. sk[=o], OS. sk[=o]h, D. schoe, schoen, G. schuh, OHG. scuoh, Icel. sk[=o]r, Dan. & Sw. sko, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shoe — shoe; shoe·ing; shoe·less; shoe·pac; un·shoe; shoe·pack; …   English syllables

  • shoe|pack — or shoe|pac «SHOO PAK», noun. U.S. 1. a waterproof boot with laces, for wear in cold weather: »[He] got back the day before wearing regular boots, not the shoepacks that we had for the cold (Ward Just). 2. a kind of high moccasin that covered the …   Useful english dictionary

  • pac — cal·pac; ca·pac·i·tance; ca·pac·i·tive; ca·pac·i·tiv·i·ty; ca·pac·i·tor; cham·pac; com·pac·ta; com·pac·tion; com·pac·tor; ep·i·pac·tis; har·pac·toph·a·gous; im·pac·tion; im·pac·tive; in·ca·pac·i·tate; in·ca·pac·i·ta·tion; la·pac·tic; pac;… …   English syllables

  • pac — pac1 /pak/, n. pack1 (def. 1). pac2 /pak/, n. 1. Also, pack. a soft, flexible, heelless shoe worn as a liner inside a boot or overshoe. 2. shoepac. [1870 75, Amer.; extracted from SHOEPAC by false analysis as SHOE + …   Universalium

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