goodyear welt

good·​year welt | \ ˈgu̇dˌyi(ə)r- also ˈgu̇ˌji(ə)r- \

Definition of goodyear welt

: a method of shoe construction in which the insole, upper, and welt are sewed together and the welt is then stitched to the outsole so as to leave the upper surface of the insole free of tacks and stitches

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“Goodyear welt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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