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Dictionary definition for: Boot

1. (n) footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg

2. (v) kick; give a boot to

3. (n) British term for the luggage compartment in a car

4. (v) cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer"

5. (n) the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it" "what a boot!" "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin" "he does it for kicks"

6. (n) protective casing for something that resembles a leg

7. (n) an instrument of torture that is used to crush the foot and leg

8. (n) the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick" "the team''s kicking was excellent"

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