bottine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French. See boot (type of footwear).

Noun[edit]

bottine (plural bottines)

  1. A small boot; a lady's boot.
  2. An appliance resembling a small boot furnished with straps, buckles, etc., used to correct or prevent distortions in the lower extremities of children.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dunglison to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From botte +‎ -ine.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bottine f (plural bottines)

  1. (ankle) boot

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