Definitions

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  • n. A high boot, generally with a band of light-coloured leather around the upper part of the leg; a riding boot.

Etymologies

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top +‎ boot

Examples

  • They had huge ear-rings in their ears, and their antiquated topboots -- much better, however, than the Yün-nan topboot -- gave them a peculiar appearance as they tramped downward in the frost.

    Across China on Foot

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