blu·​cher | \ ˈblü-chər How to pronounce blucher (audio) also -kər \

Definition of blucher

: a shoe having the tongue and vamp cut in one piece and the quarters lapped over the vamp and laced together for closing

Examples of blucher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The red socks draped alongside the butterscotch split-toe bluchers. Emma Cline, The New Yorker, 1 June 2020 Stick with a summer color palette, and pair a sweater with a tee, white jeans, and a pair of suede bluchers. Scott Christian, Esquire, 5 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of blucher

1832, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for blucher

G. L. von Blücher

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“Blucher.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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Blücher biographical name

Blü·​cher | \ ˈblü-kər How to pronounce Blücher (audio) , ˈblᵫ-ḵər \

Definition of Blücher

Gebhard Leberecht von 1742–1819 prince of Wahlstatt Prussian field marshal

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