Definition of Congress shoe

1. Noun. An ankle high shoe with elastic gussets in the sides.

Exact synonyms: Congress Boot, Congress Gaiter
Generic synonyms: Shoe



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Congress Shoe

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congress gaiter
congress shoe (current term)
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Literary usage of Congress shoe

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1. Imagination in Business by Lorin Fuller Deland (1909)
"Under this plan, which was guaranteed by a binding warranty running directly to the wearer of the shoes, the congress shoe in the late ..."

2. The Shoe Industry by Frederick James Allen (1922)
"A rubber elastic used on both sides for the adjustment of a congress shoe. Grading. The sorting of soles for uniform thickness in the edges of finished ..."

3. The Drygoodsman's Handy Dictionary by Frank Manning Adams (1912)
"Usually applied to a congress shoe, sometimes to separate ankle covering. Goodyear Welt.—See welt. Heel.—Varieties: "Cuban heel", a high straight heel, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Similes by Frank Jenners Wilstach (1916)
"... that lets the finer flour pass, and retains only the bran of things. — SAMUEL BUTLER. Obsolete. Obsolete as a congress shoe. — ANON. ..."

5. Modern Shop Practice: A General Reference Work by Howard Monroe Raymond, American Technical Society (1917)
"... when the hot sand may be just as dangerous as the molten metal, should be compelled to wear the foundry or congress shoe. Shop Equipment. ..."

6. ABC Pathfinder Railway Guide by New England Railway Publishing Company, New-England Association of Railroad Superintendents, A. E. Newton, George K. Snow, C. H. Bradlee, George S. Chase, N. E. Weeks (1875)
"60 congress shoe and Leather Nat. . . 13 Kilby Street Second National Sears' Building State National 40 State Street Suffolk National 60 State Street Third ..."

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