A metal stud or plate fixed to the sole or heel of a shoe to prevent excessive wear. Also known as a seg.

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  • BLAKEY (A.) — ART BLAKEY 1919 1990 Les légendes se bousculent autour du nom d’Art Blakey. L’une dit que ce serait grâce au jazz qu’il aurait quitté son travail de mineur. Une autre affirme que, pianiste très médiocre, il ne serait venu à la batterie que sous… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Blakey — is a surname, and may refer to:* Art Blakey * George Blakey * John Blakey * Marion Blakey * Michael Blakey * Richard Blakey * G. Robert Blakey, a law professor and an expert on organized crime * Cyril Blakey Blake, an inspector in sitcom On The… …   Wikipedia

  • Blakey — ist der Name von Art Blakey (1919–1990), US amerikanischer Jazz Schlagzeuger. G. Robert Blakey (*1936), US Jurist Siehe auch Blaikie Blake Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsk …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blakey — [blā′kē] Art 1919 90; U.S. jazz drummer & bandleader: Muslim name Abdullah Ibn Buhaina * * * (1919–90) (also called Abdulla Ibn Buhaina) a US jazz musician who played the drums. From 1954 he led a small group, the Jazz Messengers, and one of… …   Universalium

  • Blakey —   [ bleɪkiː], Art, muslimischer Name Abdullah Ịbn Buhaina, amerikanischer Jazzschlagzeuger, * Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) 11. 10. 1919, ✝ New York 16. 10. 1990; gilt neben K. Clarke und M. Roach als einer der bedeutendsten Schlagzeuger des Bebop;… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Blakey — [blā′kē] Art 1919 90; U.S. jazz drummer & bandleader: Muslim name Abdullah Ibn Buhaina …   English World dictionary

  • Blakey — Recorded in the spellings of Blakey and Blaikie, there are two possible sources of this Anglo Scottish surname. The first is that it originates from the village of Blakey in the North Riding of Yorkshire, and the second that it is a diminutive… …   Surnames reference

  • Blakey — n. (also Blakey) (pl. eys) a metal cap on the heel or toe of a shoe or boot. Etymology: Blakey, name of the manufacturer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blakey — n. family name; Art Blakey (1919 1990), United States jazz drummer and one of the inventors of the modern bebop style of drumming, known as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Blakey — noun (plural Blakeys) Brit. a protective metal plate fitted to the sole of a shoe or boot. Origin C19: named after the manufacturers …   English new terms dictionary

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