from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The inner sole of a shoe or boot.
  • noun An extra strip of material put inside a shoe for comfort or protection.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The inner sole of a boot or shoe: opposed to out-sole. See cut under boot.—. A thickness of some warm or water-proof material laid inside a shoe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The inside sole of a boot or shoe; also, a loose, thin strip of leather, felt, etc., placed inside the shoe for warmth or ease.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The inside sole of a shoe or other footwear

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the inner sole of a shoe or boot where the foot rests


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