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chopine (n.)

"type of high shoe or clog, raised by means of a cork sole," worn c. 1600 in Spain and Italy (in England, the style was especially associated with Venice) by women as a symbol of status (but not forming part of English costume of the period), 1570s, from Spanish chopin, which is perhaps from chapa "plate of metal."

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Definitions of chopine from WordNet

chopine (n.)
a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole;
Synonyms: platform
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