patten

noun
pat·ten | \ ˈpa-tᵊn \

Definition of patten 

: a clog, sandal, or overshoe often with a wooden sole or metal device to elevate the foot and increase the wearer's height or aid in walking in mud

First Known Use of patten

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for patten

Middle English patin, from Anglo-French, from pate paw, hoof, from Vulgar Latin *patta, of imitative origin

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