[ bloo-ker, -cher ]
/ ˈblu kər, -tʃər /


a strong, leather half boot.
a shoe having the vamp and tongue made of one piece and overlapped by the quarters, which lace across the instep.

Origin of blucher

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

Definition for blucher (2 of 2)

[ bloo-ker, -cher; German bly-khuhr ]
/ ˈblu kər, -tʃər; German ˈblü xər /


Geb·hart Le·be·recht von [gep-hahrt ley-buh-rekht fuh n] /ˈgɛp hɑrt ˈleɪ bəˌrɛxt fən/, 1742–1819, Prussian field marshal. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for blucher (1 of 2)

/ (ˈbluːkə, -tʃə) /


obsolete a high shoe with laces over the tongue

Word Origin for blucher

C19: named after Field Marshal Blücher

British Dictionary definitions for blucher (2 of 2)

/ (German ˈblyçər) /


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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