shoepac

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noun shoe·pac \ˈshü-ˌpak\
variants: or

shoepack

Definition of shoepac

  1. :  a waterproof laced boot worn especially over heavy socks in cold weather

Origin and Etymology of shoepac

by folk etymology from Delaware Jargon (Delaware-based pidgin) seppock shoe, from Delaware (Unami dialect) čípahkɔ shoes


First Known Use: 1731

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