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plimsoll

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈplɪm.səl/ UK old-fashioned
a flat, light shoe made of heavy cloth with a rubber sole, worn especially for sports
Translations of “plimsoll”
in Vietnamese giày đế mềm…
in Spanish Sabatilla de Lona amb Sola de Cautxú…
in Thai รองเท้าผ้าใบ…
in Malaysian plimsol…
in Chinese (Traditional) 橡膠底帆布鞋,體操鞋…
in Indonesian sepatu olah raga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 橡胶底帆布鞋,体操鞋…
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