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bootblack

[boot-blak] /ˈbutˌblæk/
noun
1.
a person who shines shoes and boots for a living.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism; boot1 + black
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  • Downing has had installed in his barber shop in the hotel block a bootblack's stand.
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bootblack

/ˈbuːtˌblæk/
noun
1.
(mainly US) another word for shoeblack
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