congress boot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n congress boot an ankle high shoe with elastic gussets in the sides
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Congress boot a high shoe or half-boot, coming above the ankle, and having the sides made in part of some elastic material which stretches to allow the boot to be drawn on and off.
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Usage

In literature:

The fashionable footdress then was Congress gaiters and boots; Oxford ties were worn in the summer.
"Life Gleanings" by T. J. Macon
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In news:

The organization announced Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that it has created a new smartphone platform called "Boot to Gecko ".
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