Definitions for blücherˈblu kər, -tʃər; ˈgɛp hɑrt ˈleɪ bəˌrɛxt fən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
blu•cherˈblu kər, -tʃər(n.)
a shoe having the vamp and tongue made of one piece and overlapped by the quarters, which lace across the instep.
Origin of blucher:
1825–35; after G. L. von Blücher
Blü•cherˈblu kər, -tʃər; ˈgɛp hɑrt ˈleɪ bəˌrɛxt fən(n.)
1742–1819, Prussian field marshal.
Blucher, von Blucher, G. L. von Blucher, Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher(noun)
Prussian general who is remembered for his leadership in the wars against Napoleon (1742-1819)
a high shoe with laces over the tongue
A form of horse-drawn carriage; a Blucher coach.
A sturdy laced leather half-boot.
Origin: Named from Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (1742-1819), a Prussian general.
a kind of half boot, named from the Prussian general Blucher
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Prussian field-marshal, familiarly named "Marshal Forwards," born at Rostock; served first in the Swedish army, then in the Prussian; distinguished as a leader of cavalry, and met with varying fortune; at the age of 70 commanded the centre of the Allied Army in 1813; distinguished himself at Lützen and Leipzig; pursued the French across the Rhine; pressed forward to Paris at the time of Napoleon's abdication; defeated by Napoleon at Ligny, 16th June 1815; arrived on the field of Waterloo just as the French were preparing to make their last charge, and contributed to decide the fate of the day (1742-1819).