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1. A high shoe or half boot.
2. A shoe having the vamp and tongue made of one piece and the quarters lapping over the vamp.
[After Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher.]
(Clothing & Fashion) obsolete a high shoe with laces over the tongue
[C19: named after Field Marshal Blücher]
(Biography) Gebhard Leberecht von (ˈɡɛphart ˈleːbərɛçt fɔn). 1742–1819, Prussian field marshal, who commanded the Prussian army against Napoleon at Waterloo (1815)
blu•cher(ˈblu kər, -tʃər)
a shoe having the vamp and tongue made of one piece and overlapped by the quarters, which lace across the instep.
[1825–35; after German. Latin. von Blücher]
Blü•cher(ˈblu kər, -tʃər)
Geb•hart Le•be•recht von (ˈgɛp hɑrt ˈleɪ bəˌrɛxt fən) 1742–1819, Prussian field marshal.
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|Noun||1.||Blucher - Prussian general who is remembered for his leadership in the wars against Napoleon (1742-1819)|
|2.||blucher - a high shoe with laces over the tongue|
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material