crakow

noun
cra·​kow
variants: or less commonly crakowe or crackowe or cracowe \ ˈkräˌkau̇ , -​raˌ-​ , -​rāˌ-​ , -​(ˌ)kō \
plural -s

Definition of crakow

: a shoe, boot, or slipper made with an extremely long pointed toe and worn in Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries

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History and Etymology for crakow

Middle English crakowe, from Cracow (Kraków) Poland whence they came

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“Crakow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crakow. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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