half-sole

[ haf-sohl, hahf- ]
/ ˈhæfˌsoʊl, ˈhɑf- /
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verb (used with object), half-soled, half-sol·ing.

to repair or renew (a shoe) by putting on a new half sole.

Nearby words

  1. half-silvered,
  2. half-sister,
  3. half-size,
  4. half-slip,
  5. half-smile,
  6. half-staff,
  7. half-starved,
  8. half-step,
  9. half-stuff,
  10. half-tide

Origin of half-sole

First recorded in 1785–95

half sole

noun

that part of the sole of a boot or shoe that extends from the shank to the end of the toe.

Origin of half sole

First recorded in 1860–65

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British Dictionary definitions for half-sole

half-sole

noun

a sole from the shank of a shoe to the toe

verb

(tr) to replace the half-sole of (a shoe)
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