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blucher

[bloo-ker, -cher]
noun
  1. a strong, leather half boot.
  2. a shoe having the vamp and tongue made of one piece and overlapped by the quarters, which lace across the instep.
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Origin of blucher

First recorded in 1825–35; named after G. L. von Blücher

Blücher

[bloo-ker, -cher; German bly-khuhr]
noun
  1. Geb·hart Le·be·recht von [gep-hahrt ley-buh-rekht fuh n] /ˈgɛp hɑrt ˈleɪ bəˌrɛxt fən/, 1742–1819, Prussian field marshal.
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blucher

noun
  1. obsolete a high shoe with laces over the tongue
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Word Origin for blucher

C19: named after Field Marshal Blücher

Blücher

noun
  1. Gebhard Leberecht von (ˈɡɛphart ˈleːbərɛçt fɔn). 1742–1819, Prussian field marshal, who commanded the Prussian army against Napoleon at Waterloo (1815)
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