Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A compressed leather shield for covering the side of a horse's knee. The wrapper is of soft leather or felt.
- n. A boot which comes to the knee.
“Is the stiletto, also the knee-boot, which is obviously why I am backing Miu Miu's block heels see 7 above, £400”
“Next comes Louboutin's "Harletty" suede knee-boot (£1,095), Chanel's two-tone suede, quilted boot with a sensible heel (£971) and my own particular favorites, from the master himself, Manolo Blahnik, in petrol blue or black suede (£800).”
“The Mayor's polite words had caused the long, clean-shaven upper lip of the old man with the look of a debauched prophet, to lengthen surlily; and he noticed that a wide, flat foot in a big knee-boot, inside trousers too short, tapped the ground impatiently.”
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In honor (?) of John
Types of boots used as footwear, or in a few cases, to protect the feet and legs of horses.
"...waterleg and gumboots each for Bully Hayes and Hurricane Hartigan..." --Finnegans Wake
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