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hip boot

n.
A very high boot extending to the hips, worn especially when fishing.
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hip′ boot`


n.
a hip-high boot, usu. of rubber, worn by fishermen, firefighters, etc.
[1890–95, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hip boot - a very high boothip boot - a very high boot; used especially for fishing
boot - footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
waders - waterproof hip boots (sometimes extending to the chest) worn by anglers
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Canvas coats and hip boots were the duck hunter's uniform until post World War II when war-surplus camo came on the market.
Find a shallow crossing or use a pair of hip boots to get into areas that are overlooked by hunters unwilling to work for a better opportunity.
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Mike and I both waded in as far as our hip boots would allow and continued our exhortations for her to come back to shore.
It pictured a hearty old sailor in a yellow sou'wester and black hip boots dashing through a roaring gale.
The equipment required is minimal; a bow or .22 (larger calibers are not legal), shoes and pants you can get wet or waders or hip boots, binoculars, and a bag to carry the frogs.
But teach a man to fish, and he'll need a pole and a reel, a boat, hip boots, lures, a tackle box, a depth-finder, a silly hat and a bumper sticker that says, "A bad day of fishing is better than a good day at work."