What does the word bootjack mean?

Usage examples for bootjack

  1. Fish worms, fishhooks, fishlines, bootjack, boot- blacking, and rifle, to say nothing of the dogs- and me! – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  2. He turned to his assistant, who stood beside him, bootjack in hand. – Fire-Tongue by 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 by Charles Warren Stoddard