from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A little boot.
- noun A soft boot or glove made of oiled skin, formerly worn by persons affected with gout.
- noun Same as
boot, n., 3.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A little boot, legging, or gaiter.
- noun A covering for the foot or hand, worn as a cure for the gout.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun obsolete A small
- noun obsolete The
- noun A
coveringfor the foot or hand, worn as a cure for the gout.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Observe, too, that this is written with my own right hand, with the bootikin actually upon it, which has no distinction of fingers: so I no longer see any miracle in Buckinger, who was famous for writing without hands or feet; as it was indifferent which one uses, provided one has
Take notice, I write so much better without fingers than with, that I advise you to try a bootikin.