half-sole

verb
\ˈhaf-ˌsōl, ˈhäf-\
half-soled; half-soling; half-soles

Definition of half-sole 

(Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to put half soles on

half sole

noun

Definition of half sole (Entry 2 of 2)

: a shoe sole extending from the shank forward

First Known Use of half-sole

Verb

1795, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1865, in the meaning defined above

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