American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A wooden-soled shoe worn by the Japanese.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wooden clogs worn out of doors by the Japanese.
- n. A Japanese raised wooden clog, worn with traditional Japanese garments such as the kimono.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A type of Japanese footwear usually with wooden soles, held to the foot by a thong that passes between the first two toes.
- n. footwear usually with wooden soles
- From Japanese 下駄 (geta). (Wiktionary)
- Japanese. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The geta is a wooden sandal, or clog, of which there are many varieties, -- some decidedly elegant.”
“Even older, a wooden Japanese thong platform called a geta, with separate heel pieces, has been traced to 300 B.C.”
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“Above all ele, geta gun that weighs around 9 lb complete, the 5 l/2 to 6 l/2 way to light.”
“Now if we can geta leading man to slip on the ring.”
“I chose to roll out the dough as I could geta larger number of smaller scones -- more appropriate for a large gathering, especially one with small children.”
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“Oddly, most of my clothes stillfit, but the scale is moving and I occasionally geta really positive comment.”
“And while they are steeped in Japanese tradition – the women clatter around in wooden geta sandals, conversations often take place in the kneeling position – they are full of interactions and values that we can relate to in the west, sometimes only too well.”
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