boot boot  /ˈbut/


  1. (n) footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
  2. (n) British term for the luggage compartment in a car
  3. (n) the swift release of a store of affective force
  4. (n) protective casing for something that resembles a leg
  5. (n) an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg
  6. (n) a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed
  7. (n) the act of delivering a blow with the foot
  8. (v) kick; give a boot to
  9. (v) cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes

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  1. As any fashionista will tell you, the winter sale season is the perfect time to buy basic boots the kind that defy the passing of seasons and trends.
  2. As any fashionista will tell you, the winter sale season is the perfect time to buy basic bootsthe kind that defy the passing of seasons and trends.
  3. Baptists and Methodists this week both voted to boot dissidents who included gays in their ministries.


  1. Health Sciences Boot Camp at Fayetteville Tech June 17-21

    Fayetteville Technical Community College will host a Health Sciences Boot Camp on June 17-21 for ninth and tenth -grade students. The camp, a partnership with Cumberland County Schools and Communities In Schools, is funded through a College Access Challenge Grant.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Fayetteville Observer

  2. State Board of Education OKs special ed teacher boot camps

    For candidates, a boot camp would be the start of a three-year alternative pathway to a standard teaching certificate and open the door to those who decide to continue on to earn a master's degree in special education.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Tulsa World

  3. Veterans 'boot camp' offers skills for starting business

    Physical training might be lacking at the boot camp slated for the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center next week.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: This Week Dublin

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  1. In his speech, Paul criticized administration comments toward BP, especially remarks by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who told CNN last month: "Our job basically is to keep the boot on the neck of British Petroleum."
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Ken Salazar Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "Steve is a tough old boot," Branson said in the statement. "I suspect he is waiting by his plane right now for someone to pick him up."
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: Richard Branson Source: ABC News

  3. "I took a slight knock in training but with such an important match on Saturday the right course of action was to put a protective boot on my right foot and have a CT scan," said Terry in a statement. "The scan has shown there is no break and...
    on May 12, 2010 By: John Terry Source: The Guardian (blog)

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