bootjack

[boot-jak]
noun
1.
a yokelike device for catching the heel of a boot, as a riding boot, to aid in removing it.
2.
a notch or molding for the same purpose, cut into a piece of furniture.

Origin:
1835–45; boot1 + jack1

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bootjack (ˈbuːtˌdʒæk)
 
n
a device that grips the heel of a boot to enable the foot to be withdrawn easily

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Removing shoes and boots can also be difficult, but a bootjack can be a great help.
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