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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SANDALS

If your eyes were upon your sandals, how came ye to see this smile of which ye prate?

Within the cavity lay a sword, with a golden hilt, and a pair of sandals.

The part of his dress on which he most prided himself was a pair of sandals, that had been his father's.

Take off his sandals, said Agathon, and let him make a third on the same couch.

I rummaged to the bottom only to find some odd pairs of sandals.

Sandals were on her feet, and from beneath the gown her toes peeped.

He would not be at the pains even to swathe his own legs or strap his own sandals.

For ordinary wear there were the regular boots, which were strapped on like sandals.

Eumaios was busy making a pair of sandals from an ox-hide, for his own use.

The costume is made of glossy sateen; the sandals of canton flannel.

WORD ORIGIN

type of shoe, late 14c., from Old French sandale, from Latin sandalium "a slipper, sandal," from Greek sandalion, diminutive of sandalon "sandal," of unknown origin, perhaps from Persian. Related: Sandals.

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