bootyless

booty

1 [boo-tee]
noun, plural booties.
1.
spoil taken from an enemy in war; plunder; pillage.
2.
something that is seized by violence and robbery.
3.
any prize or gain.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English botye, variant of buty < Middle Low German bute booty (originally a sharing of the spoils); cognate with Old Norse bȳti exchange, barter; oo of boot2

bootyless, adjective

bootee, bootie, booty.


1–3. spoils, loot, gain, takings, winnings, swag.
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booty1 (ˈbuːtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
any valuable article or articles, esp when obtained as plunder
 
[C15: from Old French butin, from Middle Low German buite exchange; related to Old Norse býta to exchange, býti barter]

booty2 (ˈbuːtɪ)
 
n
slang the buttocks
 
[C20: from butt1 buttocks]

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booty
"plunder, gain, profit," mid-15c., from O.Fr. butin "booty" (14c.), from a Gmc. source akin to M.L.G. bute "exchange." Influenced in form and sense by boot (2) and in form by nouns ending in -y. Meaning "female body considered as a sex object" is 1920s, black slang.
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Booty definition


captives or cattle or objects of value taken in war. In Canaan all that breathed were to be destroyed (Deut. 20: 16). The "pictures and images" of the Canaanites were to be destroyed also (Num. 33:52). The law of booty as to its division is laid down in Num. 31:26-47. David afterwards introduced a regulation that the baggage-guard should share the booty equally with the soldiers engaged in battle. He also devoted of the spoils of war for the temple (1 Sam. 30:24-26; 2 Sam. 8:11; 1 Chr. 26:27).

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