- a knee-high boot of black or brown leather, without fastenings, forming part of a riding habit.
Origin of riding boot
First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for riding boot
One of them, indeed, came quite close, and took a nip at the toe of my riding-boot.
But at that moment I found Mrs. Ostermaier' chamois bag thrust into her riding-boot, and she suddenly went pale.
These he compares with Mr Wegg's leg; that gentleman looking on, as if he were being measured for a riding-boot.Our Mutual Friend
He was standing at the door, tapping his riding-boot impatiently with a heavy whip; a man was holding his horse in readiness.Out on the Pampas
G. A. Henty
Up from the top of one riding-boot the butt of a revolver protruded slightly.Little Eve Edgarton
Eleanor Hallowell Abbott