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Light but sturdy canvas and rubber or leather shoe worn for sports or leisure.
nose of the quarter
Part where the quarter extends forward on each side of the shoe.
Metal or plastic sheath that covers each end of a lace to ease it through the eyelets.
Sole made of various materials, placed over the outsole and cushioning the entire foot.
Stiff part underneath the shoe that supports the back of the foot.
Visible stitching that both embellishes and reinforces the shoe.
Back part of the shoe that surrounds the heel of the foot and extends over the instep to reinforce it.
Piece used to reinforce the back of the shoe and keep the heel of the foot in place.
Strip of fabric or leather along the edge of the lining.
Fabric or leather facing that protects and finishes the inside of the shoe.
Extension of the vamp that prevents the fastening system from rubbing against the foot; it is lifted when the shoe is put on.
Compartment in the middle sole that is filled with air to absorb impact.
Narrow cord of fabric or leather, flat or round, that is threaded through eyelets or hooks to tighten the shoe.
Each of the small holes made in the shoe to form a decorative pattern.
Part of the shoe that covers the front of the foot.
Small metal-rimmed hole through which the lace passes.
Rubber projection molded into the outsole to improve its grip.
Sturdy piece of rubber or leather that forms the bottom of the shoe and is in contact with the ground.