toe cap


Definition of toe cap 

: a piece of material (such as leather) covering the toe of a shoe and reinforcing or decorating it

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Underneath, he was styled in a black tank and on his feet were metallic leather ankle boots with silver toe caps. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Harry Styles Wears Custom Calvin Klein on Tour," 20 Mar. 2018 From the whimsical pattern of the jacket’s silver studs to the tough metal toe caps on her Vuitton heels, Macron’s ensemble proved that the ultimate wardrobe basic doesn’t have to be boring. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Brigitte Macron Brings a Cool New Twist to Her Signature LBD," 15 Sep. 2017 Waight Keller offered two heights: shin-skimming boots with a curved, cowboy shaft and a contrast-toe cap, as well as a shorter ankle bootie style. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "5 Things to Know About Clare Waight Keller’s Givenchy Debut," 1 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of toe cap

1797, in the meaning defined above

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