Brogues
Brogues \Brogues\, n. pl. [Cf. {Breeches}.] Breeches. [Obs.] --Shenstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • Brogues — Brogues, often known as wingtips in the United States, are low heeled shoes made of heavy leather, originating in Scotland and Ireland as a coarse, usually untanned leather shoe. The term wingtip derives from the toe cap pattern, which forms a W… …   Wikipedia

  • brogues — [ brougz ] noun plural strong leather shoes with a pattern of holes and stitches …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • brogues — UK [brəʊɡz] US [broʊɡz] noun [plural] strong leather shoes with a pattern of holes and stitches Thesaurus: shoes, boots and slippershyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • brogues — (bro gh ) s. f. plur. Nom de souliers à courroies des montagnards écossais …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • brogues — brəʊg n. decorated shoe; Irish accent in English …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brogues — UK [brəʊɡz] / US [broʊɡz] noun [plural] strong leather shoes with a pattern of holes and stitches …   English dictionary

  • Clouted brogues — Brogue Brogue, n. [Ir. & Gael. brog shoe, hoof.] 1. A stout, coarse shoe; a brogan. [1913 Webster] Note: In the Highlands of Scotland, the ancient brogue was made of horsehide or deerskin, untanned or tenned with the hair on, gathered round the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Brogues — were a Merced, California band formed in 1964 and split in 1965. It is best known because the members Gary Grubb (better known as Gary Duncan) and Greg Elmore later joined the Quicksilver Messenger Service. The other members of the band were… …   Wikipedia

  • The Brogues — est un groupe de rock californien formé en 1964 à Merced et dissous l année suivante. Il est surtout connu pour avoir compté dans ses rangs le chanteur et guitariste Gary Cole (alias Gary Duncan) et le batteur Greg Elmore, qui deviendront par la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gary Duncan — Infobox musical artist Background = solo singer Instrument = Guitar Name = Gary Duncan Img capt = Duncan (Far Left) with Quicksilver Messenger Service Born = birth date and age|1946|9|4 San Diego, California Died = Birth name = Gary Grubb Genre …   Wikipedia

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