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  • crakow — /krah kow/, n. poulaine. [1325 75; ME crakowe, after CRACOW, the place of origin] * * * ▪ shoe also spelled  crackowe   long, pointed, spiked shoe worn by both men and women first in the mid 14th century and then condemned by law. Crakows were… …   Universalium

  • Crakow — n. Cracow, city in southern Poland which was the capital of Poland from 1305 to 1595 (also Krakow) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crakow — cra·kow …   English syllables

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  • Crakow (shoe) — Poulaines worn in Burgundy ca. 1470 Crakows or crackowes were a style of shoes with extremely long toes very popular in the 15th century. They were so named because the style was thought to have originated in Kraków, then the capital of Poland.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Józef Dominik — (10 March 1894, Dobczyce 10 September 1920, Krasne) was a Polish chess master.Born in Dobczyce (western Galicia), he was educated in Crakow (Kraków, then Austria Hungary). In his short chess career, he took 3rd at Crakow 1913 (Adolf Hauke won),… …   Wikipedia

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  • poulaine — (ˈ)pü|lān noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French, from feminine of poulain Polish 1. : the long pointed toe of a crakow : pike 2. : crakow …   Useful english dictionary

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