Regardless of when the booting may happen, the swap seems to be imminent.
Only in moments of emotion was Mr. Jackson in the habit of booting the basket.
My own conclusion (1906, p. 72) was: "booting is dominant, but usually imperfectly so."
Joe said afterwards that he had no more idea of booting the ball over than he had of flying.
At last, one day, I saw a big hulking beast of a Dutchman booting the ship's boy.
This meant a booting from Riles, but London held a couple of hours respite with the Grant boys well worth the price.
Depend upon it, there was no time lost in booting and saddling for the townward journey.
They have a free and careless way of booting everybody out the door and refusing to listen to anybody.
"Chinese labour," yelled a voice, and across the square swept a wildfire of booting and bawling.
In my representatives of the first two groups, but particularly in the Dark Brahma, the amount of booting is variable.
footwear, early 14c., from Old French bote "boot" (12c.), with corresponding words in Provençal and Spanish, of unknown origin, perhaps from a Germanic source. Originally for riding boots only. An old Dorsetshire word for "half-boots" was skilty-boots [Halliwell, Wright].
"profit, use," Old English bot "help, relief, advantage; atonement," literally "a making better," from Proto-Germanic *boto (see better (adj.)). Cf. German Buße "penance, atonement," Gothic botha "advantage." Now mostly in phrase to boot (Old English to bote).
"to kick," 1877, American English, from boot (n.1). Generalized sense of "eject, kick out" is from 1880. Related: Booted; booting.
"start up a computer," 1975, from bootstrap (v.), a 1958 derived verb from bootstrap (n.) in the computer sense.