tongue bag

English translation: gusset

16:49 Sep 17, 2016
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion / Safety at work
English term or phrase: tongue bag
The lower part of the tongue and the tongue bag are made from hydrophobic nubuk leather.
Tongue bag, casing, and heel flexing leather

I am translating a hunting boot specification into Croatian and I came across this term and I am not quite sure I understand what it is. Any ideas are welcome. Thanks.
sazo
Croatia
Local time: 09:44
Selected answer:gusset
Explanation:
Oh my goodness! You have a gusseted tongue?! That sounds terrible!
Well, not really. It sounds like some horrendous disease, but it isn’t.
A gusseted tongue refers to boots, whether hiking, work, or military boots. It is a type of tongue in boots that prevents dirt, water, pebbles, and sand from entering your boots through the lace eyelets or the space between the tongue and the upper part of the boot. A gusseted tongue is sewn to the upper of the boot behind the laces, thus attached to both sides of the boot. To ensure the best water-proofing of your tactical boots, a gusseted tongue is an essential requirement.

http://site.militarybootsdirect.com/blog/?p=1123

There's a picture in the following link

From Debris — The fully gusseted tongue keeps anything from getting inside. Dirt under your front laces will not work their way into the boot. Your feet are protected from dirt, mud, sand, and debris.

http://www.patriotoutfitters.com/Military-Boots/Desert-Boots...
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Helena Chavarria
Spain
Local time: 09:44
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gusset


Explanation:
Oh my goodness! You have a gusseted tongue?! That sounds terrible!
Well, not really. It sounds like some horrendous disease, but it isn’t.
A gusseted tongue refers to boots, whether hiking, work, or military boots. It is a type of tongue in boots that prevents dirt, water, pebbles, and sand from entering your boots through the lace eyelets or the space between the tongue and the upper part of the boot. A gusseted tongue is sewn to the upper of the boot behind the laces, thus attached to both sides of the boot. To ensure the best water-proofing of your tactical boots, a gusseted tongue is an essential requirement.

http://site.militarybootsdirect.com/blog/?p=1123

There's a picture in the following link

From Debris — The fully gusseted tongue keeps anything from getting inside. Dirt under your front laces will not work their way into the boot. Your feet are protected from dirt, mud, sand, and debris.

http://www.patriotoutfitters.com/Military-Boots/Desert-Boots...

Helena Chavarria
Spain
Local time: 09:44
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Yasutomo Kanazawa
11 hrs
  -> Thank you, Yasutomo :-)

agree  Daryo: That's what it is CL5 // Confidence Level 5 i.e. 100% sure of that - any good mountaineering boot would have it / I recognised immediately what it is but didn't have time to put an answer.
16 hrs
  -> Thank you, Daryo :-) By the way, what does CL5 mean? // Thanks for the explanation and your confirmation!

agree  Yvonne Gallagher
17 hrs
  -> Thank you, Gallagy :-)

agree  B D Finch: Even better is an all-in-one upper and gussetted tongue, which, I think, only comes on some mid-height boots.
1 day 19 hrs
  -> Thank you very much :-)
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