I'll trade this chestnut—and he's a fine traveler—with a good price to boot.
But this time he saw only the foot of the woman clad in a man's boot.
So saying, he thrust his boot into the snow, intending to kick it over the girl.
"It wasn't anything," said Grant shortly, tugging at a boot.
As well try to mend a spider's web when you have put your boot through it.