pampootie


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pampootie

(ˌpæmˈpuːtiː)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a rawhide slipper worn by men in the Aran Islands
[C19: of uncertain origin]
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7) Where would you wear a pampootie? 8) Which tune do they play before the late shipping forecast?
The earliest footwear in Britain must have resembled the pampootie from the Aran Islands, Ireland.
It looks strikingly similar to footwear known as "pampooties" worn on the Aran Islands in the west of Ireland up to the 1950s.