A steel shoe made of overlapping plates, forming a part of a medieval suit of armor.
A kind of shoe worn with a suit of armor, made of hinged steel plates.
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Origin of solleret
- French from Old French diminutive of soller shoe from Late Latin subtēlāris (calceus) (shoegear) for the sole of the foot from subtēl the hollow of the foot Latin sub- sub- Latin tālus ankle talus1
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition