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bootery

[ boo-tuh-ree ]
/ ˈbu tə ri /
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noun, plural boot·er·ies.
a store selling boots, shoes, etc.
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Origin of bootery

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; boot1 + -ery
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How to use bootery in a sentence

  • Smart gowns, exquisite hat creations, attractive styles in bootery, all tempt us to spend more than is really quite necessary.

    Book of Etiquette, Volume 2|Lillian Eichler Watson
  • Five hundred good reasons allowed, and had long allowed, free bootery to flourish in American seas.

  • Winona drew a fortifying breath and plunged into the Elite Bootery.

    The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
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