from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A heavy, ankle-high work shoe.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A heavy working shoe; a brogue
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A stout, coarse shoe; a brogue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A form of half-boot in which the part covering the instep is undivided, and broad side-flaps meet above the instep-piece, and are tied by strings.
- n. A boat used on Chesapeake Bay.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a thick and heavy shoe
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The astronaut used "brogan maintenance" techniques (he pulled it loose by brute force)!
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With brogan boots and wrinkled coat i went to join the men.
All of his attention was there, on that sheet of paper, and it was shocking and sudden when a black brogan clomped down on it, pinning the sheet of paper to the ground.
On its left foot, the creature wore a high-heeled slipper, on its right the brogan of a working stiff.
Youth Congress I went to in Knoxville where there were miners, people in brogan shoes, overalls, just like they wear jeans around here now.
Those G.I. brogan shoes were murder on my feet, being a city boy most of my life I had always worn low cut shoes or the old fashion high top cotton tennis shoes.
The home-made linsey-woolsy shirts that we wore over our cotton shirts, and the wool pants that we wore in winter, were good and warm; they had brogan shoes in winter too.
During my wedding I wore a blue calico dress, a man's shirt tail as a head rag, and a pair of brogan shoes.