Noun(1) footwear usually with wooden soles
(1) In 1768, for example, young William Drayton complained that ‘a man named Thompson’ had poured beer on him, while in 1771, young James Murdoch complained that ‘a woman named Palmer’ had hit him with a patten .(2) She borrowed a pair of pattens to walk to the waterside, pretending to visit her grandmother.(3) The April rain from last night had made the ground muddy and she had no pattens to keep her shoes out of the mud.(4) Made between 1750 and 1830, pattens were worn over the shoes and served to raise the wearer's foot above the mud and dirt beneath, rather like prototypical galoshes.(5) Beginning in the last quarter of the fourteenth century, shoes were worn with pattens - carved wooden supports with pedestals under the heel and ball - to protect the shoes.
1. sabot ::
2. geta ::
3. clog ::
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