Definition of Poulaine

1. n. A long pointed shoe. See Cracowes.



Definition of Poulaine

1. Noun. (historical) A long, pointed toe of a shoe, a style fashionable in the 14th and 15th centuries ¹

2. Noun. (historical) a shoe in such a style. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Poulaine

1. a long, pointed shoe-toe [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poulaine

poufiest
poufing
poufs
pouftah
pouftahs
poufter
poufters
poufy
poughite
pouk
pouke
poukes
pouking
poukit
pouks
poulaine (current term)
poulaines
poulard
poularde
poulardes
poulards
pouldavis
poulder
poulders
pouldre
pouldres
pouldron
pouldrons
poule
poules

Literary usage of Poulaine

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1. A Dictionary of Military Terms by Edward Samuel Farrow (1918)
"It was used in the first half of the 14th century, and is so-called poulaine from the prow of a galley. ..."

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