boot

Part of speech: verb

To put boots on; kick.

Part of speech: noun

A leather covering for the foot, or foot and leg.

Part of speech: noun

A carriage receptacle, for carrying parcels, etc.

Part of speech: verb

To profit; avail.

Part of speech: noun

Something over and above given in barter.

Part of speech: noun

Advantage; resource; help.

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Usage examples "boot":

  1. If they're willing to throw some good money after bad, they can get it back, and a handsome profit to boot. - "Space Viking", Henry Beam Piper.
  2. " The boot can wait. - "Furze the Cruel", John Trevena.
  3. I used to open my door and fling a boot at it; but that only served for a time. - "Macleod of Dare", William Black.