Chopine

A chopine is a type of women`s platform shoe that was popular in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. Chopines were originally used as a patten, clog, or overshoe to protect the shoes and dress from mud and street soil. Chopines were popularly worn in Venice by both courtesans and patrician women from ca. 1400-1700. Besides their practical uses, th....
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chopine

[n] - a woman`s shoe with a very high thick sole
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Chopine

• (n.) A clog, or patten, having a very thick sole, or in some cases raised upon a stilt to a height of a foot or more.
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chopine

noun a woman`s shoe with a very high thick sole
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Chopine

Cho¬∑pine' noun [ Confer Old French chapin , escapin , Spanish chapin , Portuguese chapim .] A clog, or patten, having a very thick sole, or in some cases raised upon a stilt to a height of a foot or more. [ Variously spelt chioppine , chopin , etc.] « ...
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Chopine

A chopine was a type of 16th century platform shoe which was raised above the ground by a cork sole. The chopine was introduced to England from Venice during the reign of Elizabeth I, and became fashionable among the court ladies, the height of the chopine being regarded as a mark of rank for the wearer, and some rising as much as 45 centimetres. T...
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chopine

a traditional French unit of volume. The unit varied regionally, but by the 18th century it was more or less standardized as 23.475 cubic pouces (465.7 milliliters). The chopine is obsolete in France today, but the word survives (especially in Canada) as a French name for the English pint units.
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Chopine

French measure (also Chaupine, Chopaine) for liquids. The volume corresponded to 476.073 milliliters. This was a 1/72 cubic foot (Pied de Roi). Chopine has a close connection with schoppen (see in detail there). This was originally a Low German word borrowed from French and from there reverted to the Upper German. See also a complete list below cap...
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