Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Originally, calf leather of a rough or thick variety, as used in box-toes; now, a chrome-tanned calfskin, either in black or colors and usually grained or boarded.
“I ruined my box-calf boots, I split my trousers at the knees, and I felt that my hat had parted with its shape for ever; and yet I continued the ascent.”
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