cobbler's last


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Related to cobbler's last: cobbling, shoemaker's last, resoling
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holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes

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A Circumflex B Cedilla C Umlaut D Tilde QUESTION 12 - for 12 points: What was a 'weasel' in the nursery rhyme Pop Goes The Weasel A A tailor's flat-iron B A hatmaker's block C A cobbler's last D A blacksmith's anvil QUESTION 13 - for 13 points: Which organs in the body are affected by nephritis?
Cast iron lampposts fed by gas New studs hammered on a cobbler's last.
This 15th century building is known as the Last Inn not because of its position on the edge of town, but from its previous name as the Cobbler's Last, once the house where a local shoemaker decided he'd put his feet up in retirement.
She would knit, she was an expert painter and decorator and she even claimed she could repair shoes like her father, almost certainly true because we always had a cobbler's last under the stairs.
Perhaps the strangest of items found was a cobbler's last - the origins of which I don't have a clue, but if the shoe fits .