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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Boot closer (0.01821 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: Boot closer Boot \Boot\, n. [OE. bote, OF. bote, F. botte, LL. botta; of uncertain origin.] 1. A covering for the foot and lower part of the leg, ordinarily made of leather. [1913 Webster] 2. An instrument of torture for the leg, formerly used to extort confessions, particularly in Scotland. [1913 Webster] So he was put to the torture, which in Scotland they call the boots; for they put a pair of iron boots close on the leg, and drive wedges between them and the leg. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster] 3. A place at the side of a coach, where attendants rode; also, a low outside place before and behind the body of the coach. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 4. A place for baggage at either end of an old-fashioned stagecoach. [1913 Webster] 5. An apron or cover (of leather or rubber cloth) for the driving seat of a vehicle, to protect from rain and mud. [1913 Webster] 6. (Plumbing) The metal casing and flange fitted about a pipe where it passes through a roof. [1913 Webster] Boot catcher, the person at an inn whose business it was to pull off boots and clean them. [Obs.] --Swift. Boot closer, one who, or that which, sews the uppers of boots. Boot crimp, a frame or device used by bootmakers for drawing and shaping the body of a boot. Boot hook, a hook with a handle, used for pulling on boots. Boots and saddles (Cavalry Tactics), the trumpet call which is the first signal for mounted drill. Sly boots. See Slyboots, in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster]

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