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Topic: CLOTHES

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Italian
Origin: stilo 'knife', from Latin stilus; STYLE1

stiletto

noun
     
stiletto
sti‧let‧to plural stilettos or stilettoes [countable]
1 also stiletto heelDCC a woman's shoe that has a very high thin heel
2DCC the heel of a stiletto shoe
3 a small knife with a thin blade
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