Definition of Gumboots

1. Noun. (plural of gumboot) ¹



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Definition of Gumboots

1. gumboot [n] - See also: gumboot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gumboots

gumaguma
gumagumas
gumba
gumball
gumball machine
gumballs
gumbe
gumbo
gumbo-limbo
gumbo limbo
gumbo limbos
gumbo soil
gumboil
gumboils
gumboot
gumboots (current term)
gumbos
gumbotil
gumbotils
gumdrop
gumdrops
gumless
gumlike
gumline
gumlines
gumma
gummas
gummata
gummatous
gummatous abscess

Literary usage of Gumboots

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1. The Biology of War by Georg Friedrich Nicolai (1919)
"from England, gumboots from Russia, and straw hats from Italy. Some things are bought abroad because we do not care to produce them at home; other things ..."

2. The Scars of Death: Children Abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda by Rosa Ehrenreich, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1997)
"I had been given old gumboots to wear, and they had become filled up with water, so I stopped to empty my boots and the rebels went on ahead. ..."

3. With Sack and Stock in Alaska by Horatio George Broke, George Broke (1891)
"On the previous evening we had made a nondescript meal off cockles and ' gumboots,' a large species of chiton found adhering ..."

4. Behind the Scenes at the Front by George Adam (1915)
"... where you meet companies falling in, the men wearing their trench equipment—their waders, their gumboots, with their packs increased by the weight of ..."

5. The Rainbow's End: Alaska by Alice Palmer Henderson (1898)
"Instead of getting under the bench for a necktie, his frequent raids were for his rifle. The day we stuck on the sandbar he was in his element and gumboots ..."

6. Bolivia by Vivien Lougheed (2006)
"During rainy season, locals wear gumboots. A money belt should always be a natural-fiber pouch worn around the midriff under your clothes. ..."

7. Adventure Guide to New Zealand by Bette Flagler (2005)
"Did you knowl gumboots, that great Kiwi icon, got their name from the leather boots that the kauri gum diggers wore. Tall ships that came from Europe to the ..."

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