brogan

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noun bro·gan \ˈbrō-gən, -ˌgan; brō-ˈgan\

Definition of brogan

  1. :  a heavy shoe; especially :  a coarse work shoe reaching to the ankle

Origin and Etymology of brogan

Irish brógán, diminutive of bróg


First Known Use: 1835

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