Discalceated Dis*cal"ce*at`ed, a. Deprived off shoes or sandals; unshod; discalced. [1913 Webster]

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  • discalceated — …   Useful english dictionary

  • discalced — [dɪs kalst] adjective denoting or belonging to one of several strict orders of Catholic friars or nuns who go barefoot or are shod only in sandals. Origin C17: var. of earlier discalceated, influenced by Fr. déchaux, from L. discalceatus unshod …   English new terms dictionary

  • discalced — adj. (of a friar or a nun) barefoot or wearing only sandals. Etymology: var. of discalceated (after F deacutechaux) f. L discalceatus (as DIS , calceatus f. calceus shoe) …   Useful english dictionary

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