|International Language Terminology Cross-Reference||General Glossary of Footwear Types|
Boots or Hose
May refer to piked boots.
Anglo Norman term for a type of shoe, although it may be the same as ocrea.
A bit of leather scrap from cutting out pieces, or from paring seams, or trimming soles. [Goubitz, 2001]
A shoe consisting of a single piece of leather, including the sole. [Goubitz, 2001]
The term originates from a Serbian word for a shoe, worn by the rural population, with a hard molded sole turned up all around the edge forming part of the upper. The European Opanke can have a center front and/or back seam in the bottom unit. The Native American shoe referred to by anthropologists as an Opanke has no seams in the bottom unit and a soft upper which is attached to it. [Thornton/Swann, 1983][Webber, 1989]
Of a shoe or boot: entrance for the foot (in contrast to closure or fastening opening). [Goubitz, 2001]
This term appears in a 15th century poem, Lystyne lordys verament. It may refer to a musical instrument, specifically a wind instrument.
Outer Sole (also Out-Sole, Outer soal, Outsole)
A term use in modern craft hand shoemaking for a stitchdown shoe (See Stitchdown)
Overlapped Seam (Lapped Seam, Stabbed Seam)
See Stabbed Seam.
(Other medieval spellings include Ovyr Lethyr, Ouerledyr. Also
Overleathers, Uberleder, Upper leather, Uppers)
Generally this refers to the forefoot, quarters, linings and tongue.
a shoe worn over another for extra protection against wet or cold. Also in boot form. [Thornton/Swann, 1983][Webber, 1989]
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