knee boot


Definition of knee boot

1 : a cover for a knee or for the knees:
a : a carriage boot for protecting the knees from rain or splatter
b : a protective boot of padded leather used on the knees of a horse that tends to overreach or strike himself in the knee
2 : a boot reaching to the knee wading in knee boots

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“Knee boot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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