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- n. Plural form of pantoffle.
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Then put on a peignoir, or dressing-jacket, of fine lawn trimmed with lace; loosen your hair and let it fall down your back; slip your stockingless feet into Indian-looking pantoffles, with gilt or silver embroidery, and with no upper heels, but very high wooden ones.
I leave out half; not the carrying up of his gown, his nice gait on his pantoffles, or the affected accent of his speech, but they personated.
Balzac that Perrault's _pantoffles de verre_ was due to his misunderstanding of the _pantoffles de vair_, or fur (the word _vair_ is still used to indicate this in heraldry), which he had heard from his nurse or other folk-tale informant.