latchet

[lach-it]
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noun Archaic.

a strap or lace used to fasten a shoe.

Nearby words

  1. latch,
  2. latch hook,
  3. latch needle,
  4. latch on,
  5. latch onto,
  6. latching,
  7. latchkey,
  8. latchkey child,
  9. latchstring,
  10. late

Origin of latchet

1300–50; Middle English lachet < Middle French, dialectal variant of lacet. See lace, -et

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British Dictionary definitions for latchet

latchet

noun

archaic a shoe fastening, such as a thong or lace

Word Origin for latchet

C14: from Old French lachet, from las lace

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