- Women in Brittany, of course, all wear sabots, you understand.
- In an old Flemish custom, Christmas gifts were brought in sabots, or wooden shoes.
- During the First World War it housed Belgian refugees, who made sabot clogs in the workshop of Arthur Simpson, renowned furniture designer and wood-carver.
- He said they were called sabots, or klompens - and were the root of the word sabotage - when Dutch militant workers had thrown them into the gears to stop factory production as protest over something.
- This pair of wooden sabots featured in the Shoe and Leather Fair, Islington, 1895 and the Bethnal Green Museum Shoe Exhibition, London, England in 1897.