foxing

[ fok-sing ]
/ ˈfɒk sɪŋ /

noun

material used to cover the upper portion of a shoe.
discoloration, as of book leaves or prints.

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British Dictionary definitions for foxing

foxing
/ (ˈfɒksɪŋ) /

noun

a piece of leather used to reinforce or trim part of the upper of a shoe
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