pantofle


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pan·tof·fle

also pan·to·fle  (păn-tŏf′əl, -tō′fəl, -to͞o′fəl, păn′tə-fəl)
n.
A slipper.

[Middle English pantufle, from Old French pantoufle.]

pantofle

(pænˈtɒfəl) or

pantoffle

;

pantoufle

(pænˈtuːfəl)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) archaic a kind of slipper
[C15: from French pantoufle, from Old Italian pantofola, perhaps from Medieval Greek pantophellos shoe made of cork, from panto- + phellos cork]

slip•per

(ˈslɪp ər)

n.
any light, low-cut shoe into which the foot may be easily slipped, for wear in the home, for dancing, etc.
[1470–80]
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This is to certify you that, as the turtle true, when she hath lost her mate, sitteth alone, so I, mourning for your absence, do walk up and down Paul's till one day I fell asleep and lost my master's pantofles [galoshes].
And don't get surprised if anybody asked put on your pantofles because it means slippers.
There could be found over one thousand clothing items: gowns, robes, kirtles, foreparts, petticoats, cloaks, safeguards, and doublets, plus two hundred additional pieces of material, as well as pantofles, fans, and jewelry.