noun, often capitalized D&O
d'or·​say | \ (ˈ)dȯr¦sā, -¦zā \
variants: or d'orsay pump

Definition of d'orsay

: a pump-type shoe or slipper made with a circular vamp and a quarter that curves to meet the vamp at the shank line

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History and Etymology for d'orsay

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 7 Dec. 2021.

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