bootjack

noun
boot·​jack | \ ˈbüt-ˌjak How to pronounce bootjack (audio) \

Definition of bootjack

: a device (as with a V-shaped notch) used for pulling off boots

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Examples of bootjack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cut the resulting parabola out with a jigsaw to form the mouth of your bootjack. Teddy Boxberger, Popular Mechanics, "How to Make a Bootjack," 2 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of bootjack

1793, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Bootjack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bootjack. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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