Definition of Pantoffle

1. Noun. An ancient overshoe. ¹



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Definition of Pantoffle

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pantoffle

pantleg
pantlegs
pantler
pantlers
pantless
pantmaker
pantmakers
panto
panto-
pantoate
pantoate-activating enzyme
pantocracy
pantodont
pantodonts
pantoffels
pantoffle (current term)
pantoffles
pantofle
pantofles
pantograph
pantographer
pantographers
pantographic
pantographical
pantographs
pantography
pantoic acid
pantolactone
pantolest
pantolests

Literary usage of Pantoffle

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1. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"I have envy of to be What grass 'neath her pantoffle push, And too much happy seemeth me The margaret which her vestige crush. But I will meet her nose at ..."

2. The British Drama: Comprehending the Best Plays in the English Language by Sir Walter Scott, Walter Scott (1804)
"... from the porter's And vet sworn servant to the pantoffle, And darest thou dream of marriage ? lodge, Alia:. Howe'er you have discovered my intents, ..."

3. Costume: Fanciful, Historical, and Theatrical by Mrs. Eliza Davis Aria, Eliza Aria, Percy Anderson (1906)
"... with silk and fastened with buckles or rosettes ; and a wooden shoe in vogue was known as the pantoffle, and not unlike that chopine worn ..."

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