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poulaine (plural poulaines)
- (historical) A long, pointed toe of a shoe, a style fashionable in the 14th and 15th centuries
- (historical) a shoe in such a style.
Originally in the phrase souliers à la poulaine (“shoes in the Polish style”), from the feminine form of Middle French poulain (“Polish”).
- IPA: /pulɛn/
poulaine f (plural poulaines)