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They were perfectly flat and had only uppers enough to encase two or three toes.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The uppers are cut by hand from the engraved sheets, while metal patterns are used on the plain stock.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
The sheets of rubber from which the uppers and soles are cut are at this stage of the work plastic and very sticky.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
Sometimes a brother or other relative of these "hands-uppers" would call on them.
MY REMINISCENCES OF THE ANGLO-BOER WARBEN VILJOEN.
Then he took them up and examined the line of junction of the uppers with the soles.
TRENT'S LAST CASEE.C. (EDMUND CLERIHEW) BENTLEY
Below, they had lamp-wick lashings which were securely bound round the uppers of boots or finnesko.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Leather linings will be permitted in evening slippers where uppers are made of fabrics.
HARPER'S PICTORIAL LIBRARY OF THE WORLD WAR, VOLUME XIIVARIOUS
Four bunks, two uppers and two lowers, completed the furnishings of this combined bedroom, dining room and parlor.
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
It had a long, heavy sole leather sole, a very low heel and heavy leather all hand sewed, for the uppers.
OLD RAIL FENCE CORNERSVARIOUS
Now Yan painted the uppers with his Indian paints in the pattern that Caleb had suggested, and the moccasins were done.
TWO LITTLE SAVAGESERNEST THOMPSON SETON

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