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1. A heavy shoe of untanned leather, formerly worn in Scotland and Ireland.
2. A strong oxford shoe, usually with ornamental perforations or wingtips.
[Irish and Scottish Gaelic bróg, from Old Irish bróc, shoe, possibly from Old Norse brōk, legging, or from Old English brōc; see breech.]
A strong dialectal accent, especially a strong Irish or Scottish accent when speaking English.
[Probably from the brogues worn by farmers.]
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(Phonetics & Phonology) a broad gentle-sounding dialectal accent, esp that used by the Irish in speaking English
[C18: probably from brogue2, alluding to the footwear of the peasantry]
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a sturdy walking shoe, often with ornamental perforations
2. (Clothing & Fashion) an untanned shoe worn formerly in Ireland and Scotland
[C16: from Irish Gaelic bróg boot, shoe, probably from Old Norse brōk leg covering]
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1. an Irish accent in the pronunciation of English.
2. any strong regional accent.
[1680–90; perhaps identical with brogue2]
1. a durable, comfortable low-heeled shoe, often having decorative perforations and a wing tip.
2. a coarse, usu. untanned leather shoe formerly worn in Ireland and Scotland.
[1580–90; < Irish brōg shoe, Old Irish brōce; c. Latin. brācae trousers < Gaulish]
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|Noun||1.||brogue - 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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brogue1 [brəʊg] N (= shoe) → zapato m grueso de cuero
brogue2 [brəʊg] N (= accent) → acento m regional (sobre todo irlandés)
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n (= shoe) → ˜ Haferlschuh m (Aus), → Budapester m
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