slipsole
noun Date: circa 1908 1. a thin insole 2. a half sole inserted between the insole or welt and the outsole of a shoe to give additional height — called also slip tap

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • slipsole — [slip′sōl΄] n. 1. a half sole between the bottom sole and the insole 2. INSOLE (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • slipsole — /slip sohl /, n. 1. an insole placed in a shoe for warmth or to adjust the size. 2. a thin strip of material, as leather, set between the insole and the outsole of a shoe, usually for height. [1905 10; SLIP1 + SOLE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • slipsole — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: slip (I) + sole 1. : a thin insole 2. : a half sole inserted between the insole or welt and the outsole of a shoe to give additional height called also slip tap * * * /slip sohl /, n. 1. an insole placed in a sh …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip tap — noun see slipsole …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slip tap — noun Etymology: slip (I) : slipsole 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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