boot hook


noun

one of a pair of L-shaped metal hooks fixed to a handle, for drawing on a boot by inserting it through a bootstrap.

Nearby words

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

Origin of boot hook

First recorded in 1800–10

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