zevenmijlslaars

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EtymologyEdit

Compound of zeven (seven) +‎ mijl (Dutch mile, league (5 to 6 km)) +‎ -s- +‎ laars (boot).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌzeː.və(n)ˈmɛi̯lsˈlaːrs/
  • Hyphenation: ze‧ven‧mijls‧laars

NounEdit

zevenmijlslaars f (plural zevenmijlslaarzen)

  1. (fiction, folklore) A seven-league boot (boot in fairy tales allowing the wearer to quickly walk large distances).