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1. A soft, usually knitted shoe for a baby. Also called bootee.
2. An ankle-length disposable foot covering, used by medical personnel and others in sterile environments.
3. A shoe or low boot extending to either just below or just above the anklebone.
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(Textiles) a variant of bootee
slang Brit a Royal Marine
[C20: from bootneck, so called from the leather tab used to close their tunic collars]
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1. Also, bootee. a usu. soft, sometimes disposable sock or bootlike covering for the foot or shoe, as for informal wear, warmth, or protection.
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