A type of footwear traditionally worn by workers as protective clothing in factories, mines and farms.
Traditionaly they are shoes or sandals made predominantly out of wood, and are associated with the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Galicia, Lithuania and Sweden. They can also be a type of heavy boot or shoe with sides, uppers and typically thick wooden soles, and may have steel toecaps and/or steel reinforcing inserts in the undersides of the soles.
I got real drunk last weekend woke up with my glasses on, broken, one lense knocked out and one contact lense in the other eye. Plus lots of missed calls from people claiming I'd signed them to my record label