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latchet

latchet


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Latchet  \Latch"et\,  n.  [OE.  lachet,  from  an  OF  dialect  form  of 
  F.  lacet  plaited  string,  lace  dim.  of  lacs.  See  {Lace}.] 
  The  string  that  fastens  a  shoe;  a  shoestring. 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Latchet 
  a  thong  (Acts  22:25),  cord,  or  strap  fastening  the  sandal  on  the 
  foot  (Isa.  5:27;  Mark  1:7;  Luke  3:16).