Webster 1913 Edition
Sails of silk and ropes of
Sandalwood.“Fans of sandal.”
sandalium, Gr. [GREEK], dim. of [GREEK], probably from Per.
A kind of shoe consisting of a sole strapped to the foot; a protection for the foot, covering its lower surface, but not its upper.
A kind of slipper.
An overshoe with parallel openings across the instep.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A kind of shoe, consisting of a sole fastened to the foot. The Greek and Roman ladies wore sandals made of a rich stuff, ornamented with gold or silver.
2.A shoe or slipper worn by the pope and other Romish prelates when they officiate. A like sandal is worn by several congregations of monks.