Jesus boots

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Etymology[edit]

Facetious misnomer based on the type of footwear (sandals) which Jesus is traditionally held to have worn.

Noun[edit]

Jesus boots pl (plural only)

  1. (slang) Sandals.
    • 2004, Richard Laymon, The Lake, Leisure Books (2005), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
      "She had a brother, Ben. Now, he was a real hippie. Long hair, beard, wild shirts, Jesus boots. Into the Beatles. The works."

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