veldschoen

noun
veld·​schoen | \ ˈveltˌskün, ˈfe- \
plural veldschoens\ -​nz \ or veldschoen\ -​n \

Definition of veldschoen

: a heavy rawhide shoe made without nails and usually without insole

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History and Etymology for veldschoen

modification of Afrikaans velskoen, from vel skin (from Middle Dutch) + skoen shoe, from Middle Dutch schoe, schoen; akin to Old High German fel skin and to Old English scōh shoe (skin), shoe

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“Veldschoen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veldschoen. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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