Definition of Pantofle

1. n. A slipper for the foot.



Definition of Pantofle

1. a slipper [n -S] - See also: slipper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pantofle

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

Literary usage of Pantofle

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"Mr. Steevens supposes it might be put for pantofle ; but there seems no ... One page WHS considered as attached to the pantofle, it being his office to ..."

2. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1883)
"New Brighton is at the big toe and Chester at the heel, while the inward sweep of the instep—it is a left foot pantofle, mark you, a right one would have ..."

3. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"A sort of high shoe, or slipper; perhaps corrupted from pantofle, ... One page was considered as attached to the pantofle», it being his office to bring ..."

4. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1919)
"The pantofle. The allusion is not, as Mr. Lockert suggests, ... The pantofle (ie slipper) was as well recognised as the symbol of the pages as the club was ..."

5. The Return from Parnassus: Or, The Scourge of Simony by William Henry Oliphant Smeaton (1905)
"pantofle (Fr. pantoufle) was a stipper. One page was always told off as the ... •Ere I was Sworn to the pantofle, I have heard my tutor Prove it by logic ..."

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