bootjack

Part of speech: noun

An implement to aid in removing boots.

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Usage examples "bootjack":

  1. Fish worms, fishhooks, fishlines, bootjack, boot- blacking, and rifle, to say nothing of the dogs- and me! - "Bad Hugh", Mary Jane Holmes.
  2. He turned to his assistant, who stood beside him, bootjack in hand. - "Fire-Tongue", Sax Rohmer.
  3. We took a little run into the sea and got lost in a fog; but the pilot whistled for the landmarks, and Echo answered; so that by the time the fog was ready to roll away, like a snowy drop- curtain, we knew just where we were, and ran quietly into a nook that looked as if it would fit us like a bootjack. - "Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska", Charles Warren Stoddard.