congress boot

  1. a high shoe with elastic sides, worn by men in the U.S. in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Origin of congress boot

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50

Words Nearby congress boot Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use congress boot in a sentence

  • "Cheer up, Tutt," said he, pushing a box of stogies toward his partner with the toe of his congress boot.

    Tutt and Mr. Tutt | Arthur Train