The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A species of wooden shoes extensively worn by the peasants of France, Belgium, &c.; each shoe is hollowed out of a single block of wood (fir, willow, beech, and ash); well adapted for marshy districts.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Sabots'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/s/sabots.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.