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

  • n. A socklike cotton, silk, or nylon foot covering with a separate section for the big toe and a thick padded sole, worn in Japan with thong sandals, clogs, or zoris.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Traditional Japanese ankle socks with a separate section for the big toe.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A low sock of white or blue cotton worn by the Japanese. It has a thick sole and a separate part for the great toe.

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

  • n. a sock with a separation for the big toe; worn with thong sandals by the Japanese

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Japanese.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Japanese (Wiktionary)

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