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(hăf′sōl′, häf′-)
tr.v. half-soled, half-sol·ing, half-soles
To fit or repair with a half sole.


(Clothing & Fashion) a sole from the shank of a shoe to the toe
(Clothing & Fashion) (tr) to replace the half-sole of (a shoe)

half′ sole`

that part of the sole of a shoe or boot that extends from the shank to the end of the toe.


v.t. -soled, -sol•ing.
to repair or renew (a shoe or boot) by applying a new half sole.
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Sewing on new half-soles will require a last, an item not easily come by.
Buy precut half-soles, or purchase leather and cut your own.
Hammer in about 9 nails along the juncture of the new and old half-soles.
Soak the half-sole or leather piece for 10 minutes in tepid water.
Bevel the new half-sole so that it slightly extends over what remains of the old sole.