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riding boot

  1. a knee-high boot of black or brown leather, without fastenings, forming part of a riding habit.
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Origin of riding boot

First recorded in 1850–55
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • One of them, indeed, came quite close, and took a nip at the toe of my riding-boot.

    Tish, The Chronicle of Her Escapades and Excursions

    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • But at that moment I found Mrs. Ostermaier' chamois bag thrust into her riding-boot, and she suddenly went pale.

  • These he compares with Mr Wegg's leg; that gentleman looking on, as if he were being measured for a riding-boot.

    Our Mutual Friend

    Charles Dickens

  • He was standing at the door, tapping his riding-boot impatiently with a heavy whip; a man was holding his horse in readiness.

  • Up from the top of one riding-boot the butt of a revolver protruded slightly.

    Little Eve Edgarton

    Eleanor Hallowell Abbott