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congress boot

Syllabification: con·gress boot

Definition of congress boot in English:

noun

dated
A high boot with elastic sides.
Example sentences
  • The black wool pants have gold leaf on the seams of the pants which are worn with the congress boots and gold spurs.
  • The congress boot had elastic panels in place of laces and a tab in the rear and sometimes the front as well, to aid in pulling the boot on.
  • It is used for gores and gussets in the manufacture of congress boots, and, without the rubber, would not be adapted to that use.

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