blucher

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

noun

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.

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Origin of blucher

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

Definition for blucher (2 of 2)

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

noun

Geb·hart Le·be·recht von [gep-hahrt -ley-buh-rekht fuhn], /ˈgɛp hɑrt ˈleɪ bəˌrɛxt fən/, 1742–1819, Prussian field marshal.
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British Dictionary definitions for blucher (1 of 2)

blucher
/ (ˈbluːkə, -tʃə) /

noun

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)

Blücher
/ (German ˈblyçər) /

noun

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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