brogan

[ broh-guh n ]
/ ˈbroʊ gən /

noun

a heavy, sturdy shoe, especially an ankle-high work shoe.

Origin of brogan

< Irish brógán, diminutive of bróg shoe; see brogue2
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brogan

/ (ˈbrəʊɡən) /

noun

a heavy laced usually ankle-high work boot

Word Origin for brogan

C19: from Gaelic brōgan a little shoe, from brōg shoe; see brogue ²
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