Definitions for blücherˈblu kər, -tʃər; ˈgɛp hɑrt ˈleɪ bəˌrɛxt fən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

blu•cherˈblu kər, -tʃər(n.)

  1. a shoe having the vamp and tongue made of one piece and overlapped by the quarters, which lace across the instep.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of blucher:

1825–35; after G. L. von Blücher

Blü•cherˈblu kər, -tʃər; ˈgɛp hɑrt ˈleɪ bəˌrɛxt fən(n.)

  1. 1742–1819, Prussian field marshal.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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)

  2. blucher(noun)

    a high shoe with laces over the tongue


  1. blucher(Noun)

    A form of horse-drawn carriage; a Blucher coach.

  2. blucher(Noun)

    A sturdy laced leather half-boot.

  3. Origin: Named from Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (1742-1819), a Prussian general.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blucher(noun)

    a kind of half boot, named from the Prussian general Blucher

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Blücher

    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).


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