veldschoen

noun

veld·​schoen
ˈveltˌskün,
ˈfe-
plural veldschoens
-nz
or veldschoen
-n
: a heavy rawhide shoe made without nails and usually without insole

Word History

Etymology

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 22 Apr. 2024.

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