d'orsay

noun

d'or·​say
(ˈ)dȯr¦sā,
-¦zā
variants or d'orsay pump
often capitalized D&O
: a pump-type shoe or slipper made with a circular vamp and a quarter that curves to meet the vamp at the shank line

Word History

Etymology

after Count Alfred G.G. d'Orsay †1852 French society leader and arbiter of fashion

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“D'orsay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/d%27orsay. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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