bootee

bootee

[boo-tee or especially for 1, 3 boo-tee]
noun
1.
Also, bootie. a baby's socklike shoe, usually knitted or crocheted, and calf-length or shorter.
2.
any boot having a short leg.
3.
bootie ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1790–1800, Americanism; boot1 + -ee, perhaps as pseudo-French spelling of -y2 (-ie)

bootee, bootie, booty.
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bootee (ˈbuːtiː, buːˈtiː)
 
n
1.  a soft shoe for a baby, esp a knitted one
2.  a boot for women and children, esp an ankle-length one

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