Synonyms for boot

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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.

After hailing the morn with this second salutation, he threw a boot at the woman as a third.

I closed them again quickly as some one approached and prodded me with the toe of his boot.

Then he looked at his boot; its heel was covered with blood.

Fandor tried to follow its outline with the toe of his boot.

She pulled and pushed and twisted, gasping with pain; the boot would not stir.

WORD ORIGIN

footwear, early 14c., from Old French bote "boot" (12c.), with corresponding words in Provençal and Spanish, of unknown origin, perhaps from a Germanic source. Originally for riding boots only. An old Dorsetshire word for "half-boots" was skilty-boots [Halliwell, Wright].

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