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Doc Martens

/dɒk ˈmɑːtənz/
plural noun
trademark a brand of lace-up boots with thick lightweight resistant soles In full Doctor Martens, DMs
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a type of very heavy laced shoe or boot with a cushioned sole, the proprietary name for these; also called Doctor Martens

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from Dr K Maertens, German inventor of shoe sole

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