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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole;
[syn: chopine, platform]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chopine \Cho*pine"\, n. [Cf. OF. chapin, escapin, Sp. chapin, Pg. 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.] [1913 Webster] Your ladyship is nearer to heaven than when I saw you last, by the altitude of a chopine. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

chopine n 1: a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole [syn: chopine, platform]