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sandal

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noun san·dal \ˈsan-dəl\

Simple Definition of sandal

  • : a shoe with a bottom part that is held in place with straps around the foot and sometimes the ankle

Full Definition of sandal

  1. 1 :  a shoe consisting of a sole strapped to the foot

  2. 2 :  a low-cut shoe that fastens by an ankle strap

  3. 3 :  a strap to hold on a slipper or low shoe

  4. 4 :  a rubber overshoe cut very low

san·daledplay also san·dalled \ˈsan-dəld\ adjective

Origin of sandal

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin sandalium, from Greek sandalion, diminutive of sandalon sandal


First Known Use: 14th century



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