veldschoen

noun veld·schoen \ ˈveltˌskün , ˈfe- \

Definition of veldschoen

plural veldschoens \-nz\ or veldschoen \-n\
:a heavy rawhide shoe made without nails and usually without insole

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Origin and Etymology of 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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