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half boot

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noun
  1. a boot reaching about halfway to the knee.
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Origin of half boot

First recorded in 1780–90
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  • I ventured to express my doubts; Tom whipped off his half-boot, turned down his sock, and exclaimed triumphantly, "Look at that!"

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 68, No. 417, July, 1850

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British Dictionary definitions for half-boot

half-boot

noun
  1. a boot reaching to the midcalf
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