Definition of bootmaker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbuːtmeɪkə/


A maker of boots and shoes.
Example sentences
  • In such a highly competitive field as the hunt, turnout was considered so important that women forsook their dressmakers and commandeered their husband's tailor, bootmaker and hatter to ensure that their appearance was perfect.
  • Being on a busy stock route, pioneered in the late 1830s when cattle was overlanded from New South Wales, the town soon had a number of stores, a blacksmith, bootmakers, a post office and hotel.
  • Almost as old are the shops of Lobb's the bootmakers and Truefitt & Hill, hairdressers by Royal Appointment to the Duke of Edinburgh.

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