Definitions

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  • adjective having no sole

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Examples

  • I tried to scurry away with Keith and Our Jane before he saw the shabbiness of my worn, colorless dress with the hem half out and my scuffed, almost soleless shoes, but Our Jane resisted.

    Heaven

  • I tried to scurry away with Keith and Our Jane before he saw the shabbiness of my worn, colorless dress with the hem half out and my scuffed, almost soleless shoes, but Our Jane resisted.

    Heaven

  • I tried to scurry away with Keith and Our Jane before he saw the shabbiness of my worn, colorless dress with the hem half out and my scuffed, almost soleless shoes, but Our Jane resisted.

    Heaven

  • I tried to scurry away with Keith and Our Jane before he saw the shabbiness of my worn, colorless dress with the hem half out and my scuffed, almost soleless shoes, but Our Jane resisted.

    Heaven

  • His clothes were often ragged, and he frequently had to walk twenty miles in a day in shoes that were almost soleless.

    Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 2, February 1886

  • Another young girl, in remnants of a pretty silk dress, hatless, her fragile shoes soleless, and her feet bleeding, is quite mad from the horrors of seeing her old father shot and her two younger brothers taken away to go before the advancing enemy as shields against English bullets.

    The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol 1, Issue 4, January 23, 1915

  • The soleless shoes of ox-hide or sheepskin, made by the women out of a single piece, are strapped to the instep.

    The Story of Ida Pfeiffer and Her Travels in Many Lands

  • Tarisio hesitated before entering, feeling suddenly that his appearance was scarcely in keeping with his wares, his clothes being of the shabbiest description, his boots nearly soleless, and his complexion, naturally inclined to blackness, further darkened by the need of ordinary ablutions.

    The Violin Its Famous Makers and Their Imitators

  • His garments hung in tatters; his boots were ripped and soleless.

    The Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories

  • The men themselves were hardy and bronzed; from their ragged caps to their soleless shoes they bore the stamp of veterans.

    The Tory Maid

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