from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The inner sole of a shoe or boot.
  • n. An extra strip of material put inside a shoe for comfort or protection. Also called innersole.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The inside sole of a shoe or other footwear

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The inside sole of a boot or shoe; also, a loose, thin strip of leather, felt, etc., placed inside the shoe for warmth or ease.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The inner sole of a boot or shoe: opposed to out-sole. See cut under boot.—. A thickness of some warm or water-proof material laid inside a shoe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the inner sole of a shoe or boot where the foot rests


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