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

  • n. A heavy, warm, waterproof laced boot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A shoe, especially a warm, waterproofed boot.


Alteration (influenced by shoe) of pidgin Delaware seppock, shoe, shoes, from Unami chípahko, shoes.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Unami term chipakw/chipàkw ("shoe"); the spelling altered under the influence of the English words shoe and pack. (Wiktionary)


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