Definition of bootjack in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbuːtdʒak


  • A device for holding a boot by the heel to ease the withdrawal of one’s foot.
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    • The bootjack is designed for removing muddy shoes, boots or Wellingtons.
    • In a 1928 article, it was naively if ingeniously described as ‘Washington's Traveling Boot Box’ with a removable lid that ‘is transformed into an effective bootjack.’
    • Several items in the room belonged to William Henry Harrison: the bookcase, his well-used wooden bootjack, his walking stick, and the portrait of his wife Anna Symmes Harrison.

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