Pantofle
Pantofle Pan*to"fle, n. [F. pantoufle.] A slipper for the foot. [Written also {pantable} and {pantoble}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • pantofle — or pantoffle [pan′tə fəl, pan täf′əl] n. [LME pantufle ? via Prov < It dial. pantofola, cork slipper < MGr pantophellos whole cork < Gr pantos (see PANTO ) + phellos, cork] SLIPPER …   English World dictionary

  • pantofle — noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) pantuifil, from Middle French pantoufle Date: 15th century slipper …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pantofle — /pan teuh feuhl, pan tof euhl, toh feuhl, tooh /, n. 1. a slipper. 2. a cork soled patten covering the forepart of the foot, worn in the 16th century. Also, pantoffle. [1485 95; earlier pantufle < MF pantoufle < OIt pantofola < MGk pantóphellos… …   Universalium

  • pantofle — n. slipper, house shoe; low shoe which can be easily slipped on or off …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pantofle — pan·tofle …   English syllables

  • pantofle — pan•to•fle or pan•tof•fle [[t]ˈpæn tə fəl, pænˈtɒf əl, ˈtoʊ fəl, ˈtu [/t]] n. clo slipper • Etymology: 1485–95; pantufle < MF pantoufle < early It pantofola < MGk pantóphellos cork shoe = Gkpanto panto +phellós cork …   From formal English to slang

  • pantofle — /pænˈtɒfəl/ (say pan tofuhl), / tufəl/ (say toohfuhl) noun → slipper. Also, pantoffle. {French pantoufle, from Old Italian pantufola, variant of Sicilian pantofola, from Greek pantophellos whole cork, through meaning of cork shoe} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pantofle — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pantable — Pantofle Pan*to fle, n. [F. pantoufle.] A slipper for the foot. [Written also {pantable} and {pantoble}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pantoble — Pantofle Pan*to fle, n. [F. pantoufle.] A slipper for the foot. [Written also {pantable} and {pantoble}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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