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Origin of bootless
OTHER WORDS FROM bootlessboot·less·ly, adverbboot·less·ness, noun
Words nearby bootless
Example sentences from the Web for bootless
The Democrats sensibly blamed the feckless, bootless Bush administration for the collapse of the markets.
A bootless voyage they were making, since the fair had been abruptly broken up at its outset.Michael Strogoff|Jules Verne
We scarcely dared to whisper, or to tip-toe across the workshop on bootless feet.Eastern Nights - and Flights|Alan Bott
Bootless, hatless, and coatless men often dashed to assembly sounded by the “thump, thump of the big drums.”Manasses (Bull Run) National Battlefield Park-Virginia|Francis F. Wilshin
Many slips and falls had they on the frozen ice and slippery roads; yet was it all but a bootless chace.A Legend of Reading Abbey|Charles MacFarlane
How success in that enterprise might have suggested or shaped a further course of aggression, it is now bootless to conjecture.The Felon's Track|Michael Doheny