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 for Sole leather
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sole \Sole\ (s[=o]l), n. [AS. sole, fr. L. soolea (or rather an
     assumed L. sola), akin to solumround, soil, sole of the foot.
     Cf. Exile, Saloon, Soil earth, Sole the fish.]
     1. The bottom of the foot; hence, also, rarely, the foot
        itself.
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              The dove found no rest for the sole of her foot.
                                                    --Gen. viii.
                                                    9.
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              Hast wandered through the world now long a day,
              Yet ceasest not thy weary soles to lead. --Spenser.
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     2. The bottom of a shoe or boot, or the piece of leather
        which constitutes the bottom.
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              The "caliga" was a military shoe, with a very thick
              sole, tied above the instep.          --Arbuthnot.
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     3. The bottom or lower part of anything, or that on which
        anything rests in standing. Specifially:
        (a) (Agric.) The bottom of the body of a plow; -- called
            also slade; also, the bottom of a furrow.
        (b) (Far.) The horny substance under a horse's foot, which
            protects the more tender parts.
        (c) (Fort.) The bottom of an embrasure.
        (d) (Naut.) A piece of timber attached to the lower part
            of the rudder, to make it even with the false keel.
            --Totten.
        (e) (Mining) The seat or bottom of a mine; -- applied to
            horizontal veins or lodes.
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     Sole leather, thick, strong, used for making the soles of
        boots and shoes, and for other purposes.
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