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  • v. Present participle of sole.


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  • They also note that you can get a sole set for re-soling your existing boots (if practical) for $44 plus whatever the installation cost happens to be.

    Feel It In Your Sole

  • You right wing idiots would have us at war. thank God the majority of us know that diplomacy is the key to soling disputes.

    U.S., Venezuela reinstate top diplomats

  • Vibram, the soling manufacturers have come up with a new shoe – the Five Fingers brand.

    Five Finger Shoes | myFiveBest

  • You plowed it under, Mr. Crockett, with you bonanza gang-plowing, plow-soling farming.


  • Not cheap but my pair have lasted about 6 years so far (with re-soling).


  • But with ye olde cobbler long dead (re-soling Jesus's Birkenstocks in forgotten profession heaven) and cheap production methods shortening the lives of shoes, Americans have gotten into the habit of pitching worn out (or simply undesired) kicks and buying new ones.

    Simran Sethi: Life Cycle: Green Shoe Fetish

  • Do not fret, though, Terra Plana ‘Flat Land’ has plenty of other hipster models available made from chrome free leathers, vegetable tanned leathers, pure latex soling materials, and sustainable materials recycled from car seats, seatbelts, bicycle tires, parachute silk, and tweed jackets – to name a few.

    SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Terra Plana Green Summer Shoes | Inhabitat

  • The colonel told me he had a pair of boots that wanted soling and heeling; but he thought it hardly worth while to mention it to his father, as he himself should so soon be ninety, when he thought shoes would be more convenient.

    A Holiday Romance

  • As soon as I was shown into the parlour I summoned the “boots,” and on his making his appearance I said in a stern voice: “My boots want soling; let them be done by tomorrow morning.”

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • I dare say they want new soling, and perhaps they are a little down at the heels; but you will find some excellent cobbler to make them all right, and will give them a grace in the wearing which they have sadly lacked since they came into my possession.

    The Small House at Allington


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