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discalced

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adjective dis·calced \(ˌ)dis-ˈkalst\

Definition of discalced

  1. :  unshod, barefoot <discalced friars>



Origin of discalced

part translation of Latin discalceatus, from dis- + calceatus, past participle of calceare to put on shoes, from calceus shoe, from calc-, calx heel


First Known Use: 1631


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