Definition of Sandal

1. Noun. A shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot.

Specialized synonyms: Espadrille, Flip-flop, Thong, Huarache, Huaraches, Pusher, Zori, Scuffer, Talaria
Generic synonyms: Shoe



Definition of Sandal

1. n. Same as Sendal.

2. n. Sandalwood.

3. n. A kind of shoe consisting of a sole strapped to the foot; a protection for the foot, covering its lower surface, but not its upper.

Definition of Sandal

1. Noun. A type of open shoe made up of straps or bands holding a sole to the foot ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sandal

1. to provide with sandals (light, open shoes) [v -DALED, -DALING, -DALS or -DALLED, -DALLING, -DALS]

Medical Definition of Sandal

1. Sandalwood. "Fans of sandal." Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sandal

sand stargazer
sand storm
sand storms
sand tiger
sand trap
sand traps
sand tumor
sand tumour
sand verbena
sand viper
sand wasp
sand wedge
sand wedges
sand whiting
sandable
sandal (current term)
sandal foot
sandal strap dermatitis
sandaled
sandaliform
sandaling
sandalled
sandalling
sandalpunk
sandals
sandalwood
sandalwood family
sandalwood oil
sandalwood tree
sandalwoods

Literary usage of Sandal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1874)
"The wood of the sandal-tree, a native of the East Indies, gives a curious ... sandal-wood is very precious in the East. Immense quantities of it are burned ..."

2. Archeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona by Alfred Vincent Kidder, Samuel James Guernsey (1919)
"They are then cut off, leaving the larger ends on the sole of the sandal, ... This type of sandal is of a long, oval form and is never shaped for right or ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"The rudimentary shoe is a sandal consisting of a sole, held to the foot by straps and thongs, ... The shoe of the ancient Hebrews was a species of sandal. ..."

4. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"sandal ; a kind of covering for the feet, used a'nong the Greeks and ... The higher Catholic clergy wear a costly embroidered sock, which is called sandal. ..."

5. The Indian Forester (1905)
"Mr. Lushington has already' contributed a great deal to our scanty knowledge of the habits and growth of sandal, and I hope that as he is still earnestly ..."

6. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"Several other species occur in Polynesia. The precious sandal ... The sandal Tree of the Fiji Islands, where it grows on dry and rocky hills. ..."

7. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"I- of unloading large ships, is also called sandal. among the students and in the ... This tree produces the white and yellow sandal woods of commerce, ..."

8. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1841)
"It might therefore be inferred that the sandal-wood of the Eastern islands did not then reach India, and also that the sandal-wood produced on the Malabar ..."

9. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1874)
"The wood of the sandal-tree, a native of the East Indies, gives a curious ... sandal-wood is very precious in the East. Immense quantities of it are burned ..."

10. Archeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona by Alfred Vincent Kidder, Samuel James Guernsey (1919)
"They are then cut off, leaving the larger ends on the sole of the sandal, ... This type of sandal is of a long, oval form and is never shaped for right or ..."

11. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"The rudimentary shoe is a sandal consisting of a sole, held to the foot by straps and thongs, ... The shoe of the ancient Hebrews was a species of sandal. ..."

12. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"sandal ; a kind of covering for the feet, used a'nong the Greeks and ... The higher Catholic clergy wear a costly embroidered sock, which is called sandal. ..."

13. The Indian Forester (1905)
"Mr. Lushington has already' contributed a great deal to our scanty knowledge of the habits and growth of sandal, and I hope that as he is still earnestly ..."

14. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"Several other species occur in Polynesia. The precious sandal ... The sandal Tree of the Fiji Islands, where it grows on dry and rocky hills. ..."

15. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"I- of unloading large ships, is also called sandal. among the students and in the ... This tree produces the white and yellow sandal woods of commerce, ..."

16. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1841)
"It might therefore be inferred that the sandal-wood of the Eastern islands did not then reach India, and also that the sandal-wood produced on the Malabar ..."

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