crakow

noun cra·kow \ˈkräˌkau̇, -raˌ-, -rāˌ-, -(ˌ)kō\
variants: less commonly

crakowe

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crackowe

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cracowe

\ˈkräˌkau̇, -raˌ-, -rāˌ-, -(ˌ)kō\

Definition of crakow

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of crakow

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


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