Blucher



a strong, leather half boot.
a shoe having the vamp and tongue made of one piece and overlapped by the quarters, which lace across the instep.
Gebhart Leberecht von
[gep-hahrt ley-buh-rekht fuh n] /ˈgɛp hɑrt ˈleɪ bəˌrɛxt fən/ (Show IPA), 1742–1819, Prussian field marshal.
Contemporary Examples

Barbara Tuchman’s ‘The Guns of August’ Is Still WWI’s Peerless Chronicle James A. Warren September 28, 2014

Historical Examples

Old Man Savarin and Other Stories Edward William Thomson
Roundabout Papers William Makepeace Thackeray
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 64, No. 397, November 1848 Various
The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O. J.G. Millais
The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Waterloo Hilaire Belloc
Roughing It Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
A Distinguished Provincial at Paris Honore de Balzac

noun
(obsolete) a high shoe with laces over the tongue
noun
Gebhard Leberecht von (ˈɡɛphart ˈleːbərɛçt fɔn). 1742–1819, Prussian field marshal, who commanded the Prussian army against Napoleon at Waterloo (1815)

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