thigh boot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n thigh boot a very high boot; used especially for fishing
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Usage

In literature:

But by the mercy of God I was moving sideways when he let out, and his heavy boot just grazed my left thigh.
"Greenmantle" by John Buchan
He was in long thigh-boots and leather jerkin, trailing an enormous sword from a crimson baldrick.
"Scaramouche" by Rafael Sabatini
Long fishing-boots reaching to his thighs scarcely concealed the symmetry of his lower limbs.
"The Heritage of Dedlow Marsh and Other Tales" by Bret Harte
In sight on deck were the crew, in sou'westers, yellow waterproof canvas suits, and boots to the thigh.
"Following the Equator, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
And suddenly he placed his boots against the thigh of M. Dubuis, who turned away his eyes, reddening to the roots of his hair.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
In sight on deck were the crew, in sou'westers, yellow waterproof canvas suits, and boots to the thigh.
"Following the Equator, Part 4" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
He and Archie love to play the hose into the sandbox and then, with their thigh rubber boots on, to get in and make fortifications.
"Letters to His Children" by Theodore Roosevelt
His boots were russet cordovan, mid-thigh tall, and the rowels of his clinking spurs were silver stars.
"Master Skylark" by John Bennett
A man in rough shirt and coarse breeches and with high boots reaching up to the thigh was standing humbly in the doorway.
"The Nest of the Sparrowhawk" by Baroness Orczy
He sat there with turned-down sea-boots on, and his thick grey woollen stockings reached right up to his thigh.
"Weird Tales from Northern Seas" by Jonas Lie
Their legs were covered with a sort of half boot, open behind; and some of them, wore on the thigh a copper ring about two inches broad.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 13" by Robert Kerr
They wore great boots that came up to the thigh, blue woollen caps, or sou-westers, and thick dark Guernseys.
"The Romance of the Coast" by James Runciman
Among the articles purchased by the captain were high boots, lined with sheepskin, coming up to the thigh.
"A Jacobite Exile" by G. A. Henty
Stepping carefully among the rocks, I stood about thigh-deep in my rubber boots and cast across the pool.
"Days Off" by Henry Van Dyke
Morgan at once got out his sword, put on a thick leathern doublet and boots reaching to his thighs.
"Sea-Dogs All!" by Tom Bevan
Soft high boots to the top of the thigh, with folded top, belong to this century, as well as the fashionable boot to the calf.
"Dress design" by Talbot Hughes
He wore a long sheepskin coat, with the wool still on it, high boots drawn well up on the thigh, and a brushy black beard.
"Neighbours" by Robert Stead
The Child is always graceful even when wearing a goatskin coat and ungainly thigh boots.
"Servants of the Guns" by Jeffery E. Jeffery
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In news:

Photos by ADAM BRIMER/NEWS SENTINEL These medium wash, bootcut jeans fit well through the thigh, flare slightly at the ankle and are the right length with the boots.
Description The Ski Boot Sit exercise works your butt and inner thighs.
The boot cut is great for riders who wear knee braces, so they don't have to wear thigh high socks that get way too hot.
ONly Mariah Carey can arrive at an ice- cream date like a true diva, wearing thigh-high boots, fishnets and a corset.
ONly Mariah Carey can arrive at an ice-cream date like a true diva , wearing thigh-high boots, fishnets and a corset.
ONly Mariah Carey can arrive at an ice -cream date like a true diva, wearing thigh-high boots, fishnets and a corset.
ONly Mariah Carey can arrive at an ice-cream date like a true diva, wearing thigh-high boots, fishnets and a corset.
Lady Gaga fell flat on her face at Heathrow airport while attempting to walk in thigh-high leather platform boots.
Emma Roberts is ready to don a pair of thigh-high boots, pull on a sexy garter belt and rock a teeny-tiny mini-skirt because she wants to do a remake of Pretty Woman, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.
A Brief History of Thigh -High Boots.
Thigh -High Boots Convince Us Pants Are Out for 2009.
Thigh -high boots … only in my dreams.
In my next life, or maybe in my dreams tonight, I'm so going to have the body to wear these thigh -high boots.
OAKLAND — As a young singer making her way on the New York scene in the mid-1980s, Catherine Russell saw herself walking in Tina Turner 's thigh-high boots, belting out rock and soul.
Wednesday on Twitter, the 32-year-old new mom and Weight Watchers spokeswoman showed off her figure in a milk maid's outfit, complete with a lace miniskirt, thigh-high boots and a waist -cinching corset.
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