A coarse, stout leather shoe reaching to the ankle.
More example sentences
- ‘No, Michigan,’ I answered, noticing a vortex, or slight swirl of the fog, forming at his black leather brogans.
- Is it possible to get Walkover brogans anywhere anymore?
- GI Joe's field boots were basically wartime versions of the rugged brogans familiar to farm labourers and other working stiffs who spent a lot of time on their feet.
mid 19th century: from Irish brógán, Scottish Gaelic brógan, literally 'small brogue'.
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