[ shoo-pak ]
/ ˈʃuˌpæk /
a heavy, laced, waterproof boot.
Origin of shoepac
1745–55, Americanism; orig., an Indian moccasin with an extra sole, by folk etymology < Delaware Jargon (Swedish spelling) síppack, (E spelling) seppock shoe < Unami Delaware čípahkɔ shoes (singular čí·p·akw, cognate with N Unami (German spelling) machtschipak)
Also called pac.
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