half-boot

half-boot

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a boot reaching to the midcalf
References in classic literature ?
In a corner of the seat, was a very small deal trunk, tied round with a scanty piece of cord; and on the trunk was perched--his lace-up half-boots and corduroy trousers dangling in the air--a diminutive boy, with his shoulders drawn up to his ears, and his hands planted on his knees, who glanced timidly at the schoolmaster, from time to time, with evident dread and apprehension.
The two out-door boys went upon the staircase to put on their half-boots and pull the in-door boy's hair, as I judged from the nature of his objections.
Half-boot options are also often available for toggle switches.
Designed to be worn with trousers called "mesh" that are half-boots or high shoes like "Trekking".
Engelbert Humperdink needed his belts tightened - he'd lost weight - and he wanted his half-boots colored vanilla.