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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