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  1. a protective covering for the foot consisting of riveted plates of armour
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Word Origin

C19: from French, diminutive of Old French soller shoe, from Late Latin subtēl arch beneath the foot, from sub- + tālus ankle
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Examples from the Web for solleret

Historical Examples

  • In imitation of the civilian dress the solleret becomes shorter and broader in the toe.

    Armour & Weapons

    Charles John Ffoulkes

  • Solleret, sol′ėr-et, n. the steel shoe worn in medieval armour.