bootlace

[ boot-leys ]
/ ˈbutˌleɪs /
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noun

a long, strong lace used to fasten a boot.
British. a shoelace.

Nearby words

  1. boothroyd,
  2. booths,
  3. bootie,
  4. booting,
  5. bootjack,
  6. bootlace fungus,
  7. bootlace worm,
  8. bootle,
  9. bootleg,
  10. bootleg play

Origin of bootlace

First recorded in 1930–35; boot1 + lace

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British Dictionary definitions for bootlace

bootlace

/ (ˈbuːtˌleɪs) /

noun

a strong lace for fastening a boot
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