noun \ˈla-chət\

Definition of LATCHET

:  a narrow leather strap, thong, or lace that fastens a shoe or sandal on the foot

Origin of LATCHET

Middle English lachet, from Anglo-French *lachet, lacete noose, from lace, laz snare, lace — more at lace
First Known Use: 15th century

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