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bootlace

[ boot-leys ]
/ ˈbutˌleɪs /
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noun
a long, strong lace used to fasten a boot.
British. a shoelace.
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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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