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They looked at silent, deserted booths where newspapers and books had once been vended; an ancient bootery; a weapon shop (the gunslinger, with a sudden burst of excitement, saw revolvers and rifles; closer inspection showed that their barrels had been filled with lead; he did, however, pick out a bow, which he slung over his back, and a quiver of almost useless, badly weighted arrows); a women's apparel shop.
The Gunslinger King, Stephen, 1947- 1982
Hmm - We can wrap your feet so that a pair will stay on long enough to get you to a bootery. \par
Time Enough For Love Heinlein, Robert A. 1973
Printery (for printing-office) appeared very early, and in late years it has been reinforced by many analogues, e. g., beanery, bootery, boozery, toggery.
Chapter 6. Tendencies in American. 3. Processes of Word-Formation Henry Louis 1921
Five hundred good reasons allowed, and had long allowed, free bootery to flourish in American seas.
Pioneers of the Old South: a chronicle of English colonial beginnings Mary Johnston 1903
Their financial free bootery couldn’t have happened without a huge policy change that Summers and another Obama advisor Robert Rubin engineered during the Clinton years.
I first encountered the machine at Northport Clothiers in Fargo, a men’s “toggery” – there’s a word that’s gone the way of “bootery” – my father frequented for his sartorial needs.