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high-low Line breaks: high-low

Definition of high-low in English:


A lace-up boot with a low heel, reaching to the ankle, worn by the military in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
Example sentences
  • Despite this car-like performance, the Land Cruiser retains its very high off-road abilities, with permanent four wheel drive, a Torsen central differential and a high-low ratio gearbox.
  • The high-low deuces were introduced, and the multiple scoring (where strikes were counted apart from points) was devised.
  • Logistics must also link the high-low tourist seasons during which the number of tourist varies, plus the weather seasons.

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