half boot

noun

: a boot with a top reaching above the ankle and ending below the knee

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But the Democrats of Dallas County who had gathered for their spring fund-raiser were brought to their feet by a lean man from Missouri dressed in standard-issue millennial garb: suit jacket, bluejeans, narrow tie and two-tone half boots. Michael Tackett, New York Times, 28 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of half boot was in 1771

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“Half boot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20boot. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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