Bootikin Boot"i*kin, n. [Boot + -kin.] 1. A little boot, legging, or gaiter. [1913 Webster]

2. A covering for the foot or hand, worn as a cure for the gout. --H. Walpole. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

, , / , , (made of oiled skin for gouty persons)

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  • bootikin — bootˈikin noun (obsolete) 1. The boot for torture (Scot) 2. A boot or mitten for the gouty 3. An infant s legging • • • Main Entry: ↑boot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Investment — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Investment >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 investment investment Sgm: N 1 covering covering &c. 223 Sgm: N 1 dress dress clothing raiment drapery costume attire guise toilet …   English dictionary for students

  • bootee — n. Bootikin, half boot, short boot …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • -kin — suffix forming diminutive nouns (catkin; manikin). Etymology: from or after MDu. kijn, ken, OHG chin * * * suffix forming diminutive nouns such as bumpkin, catkin Origin: from Middle Dutch kijn, ken, Middle Low German kīn …   Useful english dictionary

  • bootakin — var. of bootikin …   Useful english dictionary

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