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bootee

[boo-tee or especially for 1, 3 boo-tee] /buˈti or especially for 1, 3 ˈbu ti/
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
1790-1800, Americanism; boot1 + -ee, perhaps as pseudo-French spelling of -y2 (-ie)
Can be confused
bootee, bootie, booty.
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British Dictionary definitions for bootee

bootee

/ˈbuːtiː; buːˈtiː/
noun
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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