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Definition of top boot in English:


chiefly historical
A high boot with a broad band of a different material or colour at the top.
Example sentences
  • The Master, however, met the bulk of expenses and enjoyed the admiration of well turned-out liveried hunt staff complete with matching coloured coats, insignia buttons, and Napoleon-style top boots.
  • His attire was the same [worn] during the time of the directory: blue dress, yellow buttons, yellow vest, striped-fabric breeches, top boots, the only ones left in Paris in 1822, white tie, [and] black, crush-in hat.
  • Four flat-land villages had teams of ploughmen, oraci, in top boots and aprons, ‘tilling the soil’ to bring fertility to the snow covered land.
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