Half-boot
Half-boot Half"-boot` (h[aum]f"b[=oo]t`), n. A boot with a short top covering only the ankle. See {Cocker}, and {Congress boot}, under {Congress}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • half-boot — halfˈ boot noun A boot reaching halfway to the knee • • • Main Entry: ↑half …   Useful english dictionary

  • half boot — half′ boot n. clo a boot reaching about halfway to the knee • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • half boot — n. a boot extending halfway up the lower leg …   English World dictionary

  • half boot — noun a boot reaching halfway up to the knee • Syn: ↑buskin, ↑combat boot, ↑desert boot, ↑top boot • Hypernyms: ↑boot * * * noun : a boot with a top reaching somewhat above the ankle * * * a boot reaching abou …   Useful english dictionary

  • half boot — noun Date: 1771 a boot with a top reaching above the ankle and ending below the knee …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • half boot — a boot reaching about halfway to the knee. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • half-boot — low boot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • half-boot — noun a boot reaching up to the calf …   English new terms dictionary

  • half-boot — /ˈhaf but/ (say hahf booht) noun a boot reaching about halfway to the knee …   Australian English dictionary

  • half — n., adj., & adv. n. (pl. halves) 1 either of two equal or corresponding parts or groups into which a thing is or might be divided. 2 colloq. = half back. 3 colloq. half a pint, esp. of beer etc. 4 either of two equal periods of play in sports. 5… …   Useful english dictionary

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