from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The outer sole of a shoe or boot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The underside of a shoe, which makes contact with the floor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The outside sole of a boot or shoe.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The outer sole of a boot or shoe, which bears upon the ground when in use. Between the in-sole and the out-sole the margin of the upper is fitted and attached to both these soles by stitching or pegging.

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

  • n. the outer sole of a shoe or boot that is the bottom of the shoe and makes contact with the ground


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