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bootlace

[boot-leys] /ˈbutˌleɪs/
noun
1.
a long, strong lace used to fasten a boot.
2.
British. a shoelace.
Origin of bootlace
1930-1935
1930-35; boot1 + lace
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bootlace

/ˈbuːtˌleɪs/
noun
1.
a strong lace for fastening a boot
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