boot hill


noun Western U.S.

a cemetery of a frontier settlement, especially one in which gunfighters were buried.

Nearby words

  1. boosterish,
  2. boosterism,
  3. boot,
  4. boot boy,
  5. boot camp,
  6. boot hook,
  7. boot money,
  8. boot out,
  9. boot topping,
  10. boot tree

Origin of boot hill

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05

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