latchet

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noun latch·et \ˈla-chət\

Definition of latchet

  1. :  a narrow leather strap, thong, or lace that fastens a shoe or sandal on the foot

Origin and Etymology of latchet

Middle English lachet, from Anglo-French *lachet, lacete noose, from lace, laz snare, lace — more at lace


First Known Use: 15th century

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