Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of blucher.

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Examples

  • When derided for mounting a pair of Government "bluchers," tied over bare feet, with bits of glaring tassel-string from his camel-saddle, he quoted the proverb, "Whoso liveth with a people forty days becomes of them."

    The Land of Midian — Volume 1

  • And bluchers only please, cap toes look to businessy.

    Men's Formal Wear - dfi

  • When derided for mounting a pair of Government “bluchers,” tied over bare feet, with bits of glaring tassel-string from his camel-saddle, he quoted the proverb, “Whoso liveth with a people forty days becomes of them.”

    The Land of Midian

  • Teddy thought this was a very unkind cut of the mate at poor Jones's boots, which were a dilapidated pair of bluchers that needed mending badly; still, he couldn't help smiling, which didn't seem to please Mr

    Teddy The Story of a Little Pickle

  • A pair of hob-nailed bluchers and a battered straw hat gave a somewhat feeble finish to these magnificences.

    Aunt Rachel

  • A pair of old bluchers was on one side of the door and a large red watering-can on the other.

    The Garden Party, and Other Stories

  • Captain Davis let us have five pairs of light bluchers out of the ship's stores, and we reckoned that these with extra soles and a few hobnails would hold out till August or September, when a sealing vessel was expected.

    The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

  • These absurd little scarlet bluchers with tassels are for little boys; the brown morocco shoes are for grooms

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • He was, altogether, as roystering and swaggering a young gentleman as ever stood four feet six, or something less, in the bluchers.

    Oliver Twist

  • 'That was a game, wasn't it?' said one of the gentlemen, in a brown coat and brass buttons, inky drabs, and bluchers, at the conclusion of some inaudible relation of his previous evening's adventures.

    The Pickwick Papers

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