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riding boot

a knee-high boot of black or brown leather, without fastenings, forming part of a riding habit.
Origin of riding boot
1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • One of them, indeed, came quite close, and took a nip at the toe of my riding-boot.

  • But at that moment I found Mrs. Ostermaier' chamois bag thrust into her riding-boot, and she suddenly went pale.

  • These he compares with Mr Wegg's leg; that gentleman looking on, as if he were being measured for a riding-boot.

    Our Mutual Friend Charles Dickens
  • He was standing at the door, tapping his riding-boot impatiently with a heavy whip; a man was holding his horse in readiness.

    Out on the Pampas G. A. Henty
  • Up from the top of one riding-boot the butt of a revolver protruded slightly.

    Little Eve Edgarton Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • It was on one of these that Ricky had left her mark in the clean-cut outline of the sole of her riding-boot.

    Ralestone Luck Andre Norton
  • He pointed to Owen's riding-boot, which had been cut right through at one spot just above the ankle by a blow from a tulwar.

    Jones of the 64th F. S. (Frederick Sadleir) Brereton
  • "This fire burns brightly," I said, kicking the logs together with my riding-boot.

    In Kings' Byways Stanley J. Weyman
  • The third he merely opened, and knocked the doll-head bolt of the grip up with the heel of a riding-boot.

    Life's Handicap Rudyard Kipling

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