chopine

noun cho·pine \ shä-ˈpēn , chä- \
Updated on: 21 Mar 2018

Definition of chopine

: a woman's shoe of the 16th and 17th centuries with a very high sole designed to increase stature and protect the feet from mud and dirt

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Origin and Etymology of chopine

Medieval French chapin, from Old Spanish


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