[ sev-uh n-leeg ]
/ ˈsɛv ənˌlig /
fairy-tale boots enabling the wearer to reach seven leagues at a stride.
Origin of seven-league boots
1805–15; translation of French bottes de sept lieues in the fairy tales of C. Perrault, especially Le petit Poucet (English Hop-o'-my-Thumb)
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