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brogue 1

 (brōg)
n.
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.]

brogue 2

 (brōg)
n.
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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brogue

(brəʊɡ)
n
(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]

brogue

(brəʊɡ)
n
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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brogue1

(broʊg)

n.
1. an Irish accent in the pronunciation of English.
2. any strong regional accent.
[1680–90; perhaps identical with brogue2]

brogue2

(broʊg)

n.
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.
3. brogan.
[1580–90; < Irish brōg shoe, Old Irish brōce; c. Latin. brācae trousers < Gaulish]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brogue - a thick and heavy shoebrogue - 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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Translations
murre

brogue

1 [brəʊg] N (= shoe) → zapato m grueso de cuero

brogue

2 [brəʊg] N (= accent) → acento m regional (sobre todo irlandés)
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brogue

[ˈbrəʊg] n
(= accent) → accent m régional
(= shoe) chaussure basse de cuir épais
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

brogue

1
n (= shoe)˜ Haferlschuh m (Aus), → Budapester m

brogue

2
n (= Irish accent)irischer Akzent
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

brogue

1 [brəʊg] n (shoe) → scarpone m

brogue

2 [brəʊg] n (accent) → accento irlandese
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Sir Marhaus the king's son of Ireland talks like all the rest; you ought to give him a brogue, or at least a characteristic exple- tive; by this means one would recognize him as soon as he spoke, without his ever being named.
You can spot an Irishman or a Yorkshireman by his brogue. I can place any man within six miles.
"I left it on the library table," said O'Brien, his brogue deepening in his disturbed mood.
But he soon gave that up, panting and blaspheming, demanded explanations in his hybrid tongue that had half a brogue and half a burr.
" And I'm to wear my brogues and run jeopardy of the red-coats to please you?" cries Alan.
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"Old-school" is a term that could also be used to describe the Brogue Trader stores, judging by the look, the feel and the standard of service offered to customers once they set foot inside the shop.
Seasiders staff had been roped in to make sure the search for a pair of size-12 boots failed, forcing him to go for brogue.
The Coling Limit is crafted in premium black leather and features classic brogue detailing for a vintage look.
The brogue detailing adds an element of formality to any get up.
The stylish new menswear shoe range includes traditional brogues, classic lace up shoes and a series of stylish boots - a Chelsea Boot and a Brogue style boot.
Alberto Del Rio's personal ring announcer Ricardo Rodriguez was unintentionally Brogue Kicked by the current World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus on RAW this past Monday and the victims took legal action.