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brogue

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noun \ ˈbrōg \

Definition of brogue

1 :a stout coarse shoe worn formerly in Ireland and the Scottish Highlands
2 :a heavy shoe often with a hobnailed sole :brogan
3 :a stout oxford shoe with perforations and usually a wing tip

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Origin and Etymology of brogue

Irish bróg & Scottish Gaelic bròg, from Middle Irish bróc, probably from Old Norse brōk leg covering; akin to Old English brōc leg covering — more at breech


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brogue

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Definition of brogue

:a dialect or regional pronunciation; especially :an Irish accent

Origin and Etymology of brogue

Irish barróg accent, speech impediment, literally, wrestling hold, tight grip

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BROGUE Defined for Kids

brogue

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noun \ ˈbrōg \

Definition of brogue for Students

:an Irish or Scottish accent


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