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A heavy, ankle-high work shoe.
[Irish Gaelic brógan, diminutive of bróg, brogue; see brogue1.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) a heavy laced usually ankle-high work boot
[C19: from Gaelic brōgan a little shoe, from brōg shoe; see brogue2]
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a heavy, sturdy shoe, esp. an ankle-high work shoe.
[1845–50; < Irish brógán, diminutive of bróg shoe; see brogue2]
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|Noun||1.||brogan - a thick and heavy shoe |
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
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