bootjack
noun Date: 1798 a device (as with a V-shaped notch) used for pulling off boots

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bootjack — Bootjack, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 1588 Housing Units (2000): 744 Land area (2000): 18.012961 sq. miles (46.653353 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.010305 sq. miles (0.026689 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bootjack — Boot jack , n. A device for pulling off boots. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bootjack — [bo͞ot′jak΄] n. [ BOOT1 + JACK] a device to grip a boot heel, for helping a person to pull off boots …   English World dictionary

  • bootjack — /booht jak /, n. 1. a yokelike device for catching the heel of a boot, as a riding boot, to aid in removing it. 2. a notch or molding for the same purpose, cut into a piece of furniture. [1835 45; BOOT1 + JACK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bootjack — 1. noun a V shaped, or forked, device for pulling off boots. 2. verb to steal …   Wiktionary

  • bootjack — n. forked device used to pull off boots …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bootjack — noun a device for holding a boot by the heel to ease withdrawal of one s foot …   English new terms dictionary

  • bootjack — boot•jack [[t]ˈbutˌdʒæk[/t]] n. clo a yokelike device for catching the heel of a boot, as a riding boot, to aid in removing it • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • bootjack — /ˈbutdʒæk/ (say boohtjak) noun a device used to hold a boot while the foot is drawn out of it …   Australian English dictionary

  • bootjack — n. a device for holding a boot by the heel to ease withdrawal of the leg …   Useful english dictionary

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