Definition of Brogues

1. n. pl. Breeches.



Definition of Brogues

1. Noun. (plural of brogue) ¹

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Definition of Brogues

1. brogue [n] - See also: brogue

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brogues

brogans
brogged
brogging
broggle
broggled
broggles
broggling
brogh
broghs
brogs
brogue
brogued
brogueing
brogueries
broguery
brogues (current term)
broguing
broguish
broid
broided
broider
broidered
broiderer
broiderers
broideries
broidering
broiders
broidery
broiding
broids

Literary usage of Brogues

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1. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"He han been brought much into contact with the peasantry of his own country, and that he knows them in many aspects the ' Kish of brogues' abundantly ..."

2. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1867)
"Now, tna'm dear, mind the luck; something or other hindered Moyna from taking my brogues to be mended, to the brogue-maker's that night. ..."

3. "The Beckwiths" by Paul Edmond Beckwith (1891)
"... his brogues, contrived to make two purses of them, which, having descended into the well, he filled with broad pieces of gold, with this money, ..."

4. The art of boot and shoemaking by John Bedford Leno (1885)
"... brogues.— Fashion controlled by Deformity.—Sumptuary Laws applied to Boots and Shoes.—Saxon Foot-gear.—Did Cardinal Wolsey wear Shoes of Gold? ..."

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