Sandal

A man without sandals. A prodigal; so called by the ancient Jews, because the seller gave his sandals to the buyer as a ratification of his bargain. (Ruth iv. 7.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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