Definition of bluchers in English:

bluchers

Line breaks: blu|chers
Pronunciation: /ˈbluːkəz
 
/

noun

historical
Strong leather half-boots or high shoes.
More example sentences
  • A repository of the empire, the town bears a suitably idiotic, unwieldy name, and even in 1950s Armidale it was possible to hear such terms as bluchers, port and goolies (balls).
  • Shiny black five-eyelet lace-ups, bal wingtips and straight tip blucher shoes - with or without perforated detailing on toes - are also sure bets.
  • Bals generally should have a small gap at the top of the lacing, while bluchers often have a larger one through the length of the lacing.

Origin

mid 19th century: named after G. L. von Blücher (1742–1819), Prussian general.

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