(noun) a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot

Source: WordNet® 3.1

Etymology 1


sandal (plural sandals)

A type of open shoe made up of straps or bands holding a sole to the foot


• flip-flop, jandal, thong

Etymology 2


sandal (uncountable)


Etymology 3


sandal (plural sandals)

A long narrow boat used on the Barbary coast.


• Landas

Source: Wiktionary

San"dal, n.

Definition: Same as Sendal. Sails of silk and ropes of sandal. Longfellow.

San"dal, n.

Definition: Sandalwood. "Fans of sandal." Tennyson.

San"dal, n. Etym: [F. sandale, L. sandalium, Gr. sandal.] (a) A kind of shoe consisting of a sole strapped to the foot; a protection for the foot, covering its lower surface, but not its upper. (b) A kind of slipper. (c) An overshoe with parallel openings across the instep.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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