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Noun1.calceus - a shoe covering the ankle; worn by ancient Romans
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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Lo preservado de las piernas y el calceus corresponde a parte del colobium, sobre el que iria el faldellin de launae.
AE, 1933, 36 (El-Kantara = Calceus Herculis): Ob memo[r]iae (sic).
Other styles were the calceus and the gallica, both with a closed toe - a style more suited to the British weather.