sandal

Part of speech: noun

A foot covering, consisting of a sole held to the foot by thongs.

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Usage examples "sandal":

  1. Perhaps, if she had followed her cousin's example, and given up a seat to Mary Warner when she was tired, and assisted Hester Stanley when her sandal broke, and soothed one of the children when she fell down and was frightened, she too might have been a favourite; but without intending to be unkind, she managed so openly to show her dislike to what was going on, that every one endeavoured to keep aloof from her; and if they did speak, the answer was so cold, and the manner so proud, that the wish to make another attempt was impossible. - "Amy Herbert", Elizabeth Sewell.
  2. And there were lots of books- not the sawdusty, dry kind that Miss Sandal had in her house, but jolly good books, the kind you can't put down till you've finished. - "Oswald Bastable and Others", Edith Nesbit.
  3. Sandal- wood was long one of the most precious products of these islands- their Chinese name, indeed, is " Sandal- wood Islands." - "Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands", Charles Nordhoff.