bootlace

noun

boot·​lace ˈbüt-ˌlās How to pronounce bootlace (audio)
British

Examples of bootlace in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Every weapon must be clean enough to eat with, every bed must have exact creases, every bootlace must be flawless. Dave Philipps, chicagotribune.com, 17 Nov. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bootlace was in 1832

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“Bootlace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bootlace. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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