Discalceation Dis*cal`ce*a"tion, n. The act of pulling off the shoes or sandals. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • Discalceation — is a word that means removal of footwear . St. Teresa of Ávila was one of a number of saints of the Roman Catholic Church who were discalced, or shoeless. She was one of the founders of the Discalced Carmelites religious order. External links… …   Wikipedia

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  • Teresa of Ávila — Infobox Saint name=Saint Teresa of Ávila birth date=28 March 1515 death date=death date and age|1582|10|4|1515|03|28 [At some hour of the night between 4 October and 15 October 1582, the night of the transition in Spain from the Julian to the… …   Wikipedia

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