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- A dress-casual to formal style of lace-up shoes.
- 1908, O. Henry, A Tempered Wind
- We had to have a young lady assistant to help us work this graft; and I asked Buck if he knew of one to fill the bill.
- "One," says I, "that is cool and wise and strictly business from her pompadour to her Oxfords. No ex-toe-dancers or gum-chewers or crayon portrait canvassers for this."