dis·​calced (ˌ)dis-ˈkalst How to pronounce discalced (audio)
: unshod, barefoot
discalced friars

Word History


partial translation of Latin discalceatus, from dis- + calceatus, past participle of calceare to put on shoes, from calceus shoe, from calc-, calx heel

First Known Use

1615, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of discalced was in 1615

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Cite this Entry

“Discalced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/discalced. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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