Latchet
Latchet Latch"et, n. [OE. lachet, from an OF. dialect form of F. lacet plaited string, lace dim. of lacs. See {Lace}.] The string that fastens a shoe; a shoestring. [1913 Webster]

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  • Latchet — means the following:* A fish, sea robin of genus Pterygotrigla polyommata * A thong, cord, or strap fastening the sandal on the foot …   Wikipedia

  • latchet — [lach′it] n. [ME lachet < OFr, dial. var. of lacet, dim. of laz: see LACE] Archaic a strap or lace for fastening a sandal or shoe to the foot …   English World dictionary

  • latchet — gelsvasis jūrgaidis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Trigla lucerna angl. yellow gurnard; lantern gurnard; latchet; sapphirine gurnard; tub gurnard; tubbot; tubfish rus. жёлтая тригла; жёлтый морской… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • latchet — noun Etymology: Middle English lachet, from Anglo French *lachet, lacete noose, from lace, laz snare, lace more at lace Date: 15th century a narrow leather strap, thong, or lace that fastens a shoe or sandal on the foot …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • latchet — /lach it/, n. Archaic. a strap or lace used to fasten a shoe. [1300 50; ME lachet < MF, dial. var. of lacet. See LACE, ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • Latchet —    A thong (Acts 22:25), cord, or strap fastening the sandal on the foot (Isa. 5:27; Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • latchet — n. shoe strap (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • latchet — [ latʃɪt] noun archaic a narrow thong or lace for fastening a shoe or sandal. Origin ME: from OFr. lachet, var. of lacet, from laz lace …   English new terms dictionary

  • Latchet — medieval onwards. fastening strap on a clog or shoe …   Medieval glossary

  • latchet — latch·et …   English syllables

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