2. To punish by kicking with a booted foot. [U. S.]
(Boot), v. i. To boot one's self; to put on one's boots.
(Boot), n. Booty; spoil. [Obs. or R.] Shak.
(Boot"black`) n. One who blacks boots.
1. Wearing boots, especially boots with long tops, as for riding; as, a booted squire.
2. (Zoöl.) Having an undivided, horny, bootlike covering; said of the tarsus of some birds.
(Boot*ee") n. A half boot or short boot.
(||Bo*ö"tes) n. [L. Bootes, Gr. bow`ths herdsman, fr. boy^s, gen. boo`s, ox, cow.] (Astron.) A
northern constellation, containing the bright star Arcturus.
(Booth) n. [OE. bothe; cf. Icel. buð, Dan. & Sw. bod, MHG. buode, G. bude, baude; from the
same root as AS. buan to dwell, E. boor, bower, be; cf. Bohem. bauda, Pol. buda, Russ. budka,
Lith. buda, W. bwth, pl. bythod, Gael. buth, Ir. both.]
1. A house or shed built of boards, boughs, or other slight materials, for temporary occupation. Camden.
2. A covered stall or temporary structure in a fair or market, or at a polling place.
(Boot"hale`) v. t. & i. [Boot, for booty + hale.] To forage for booty; to plunder. [Obs.] Beau.
1. Stocking hose, or spatterdashes, in lieu of boots. Shak.
2. Hose made to be worn with boots, as by travelers on horseback. Sir W. Scott.
(Booth"y) n. See Bothy.
(Boot"i*kin) n. [Boot + - kin.]
1. A little boot, legging, or gaiter.
2. A covering for the foot or hand, worn as a cure for the gout. H. Walpole.
(Boot"ing), n. Advantage; gain; gain by plunder; booty. [Obs.] Sir. J. Harrington.
1. A kind of torture. See Boot, n., 2.
2. A kicking, as with a booted foot. [U. S.]
(Boot"jack`) n. A device for pulling off boots.
(Boot"less) a. [From Boot profit.] Unavailing; unprofitable; useless; without advantage or success.
I'll follow him no more with bootless prayers.