pantofle

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French pantoufle (slipper), of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpantəfl̩/, /panˈtɒfl̩/

Noun[edit]

pantofle (plural pantofles)

  1. (archaic, historical) A slipper. [from 15th c.]
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069:, III.2.1.i:
      And although she threatened to break his bow and arrows, to clip his wings, and whipped him besides on the bare buttocks with her pantofle, yet all would not serve […].

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Noun[edit]

pantofle

  1. plural of pantofel