Who in all the sub-apostolic age was worthy even to untie the latchet of Peter, or John, or Paul?
It's easy holding down the latchet when nobody pulls the string.
For the want of a latchet of small value, the wicket of a barn-yard leading to the fields was often left open.
He started from his reverie as she and the nurse approached, and lifted the latchet of the little wicket to lot them pass.
The calceus somewhat resembled the shoe we wear at present, and was tied upon the instep with a latchet or lace.
He put in his hand and opened the latchet, and with very little trouble got down into the room.
Were He now on earth, would you leave a throne to stoop and tie His latchet?
They held each in one hand a flaming sword, and in the other the latchet, which moved to and fro at their lightest touch.
Because I am subduing myself to permanent consciousness of my unworthiness to unloose the latchet of Dr. Barritz's shoe.
As to his work, he was only baptizing with water, he was not worthy to loose the latchet of his Master's shoe.
a thong (Acts 22:25), cord, or strap fastening the sandal on the foot (Isa. 5:27; Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16).