hobnail boot

hobnail boot

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  • hobnail boot — noun A heavy duty, hard wearing work boot with hobnails in the sole to make them last longer and to provide grip on muddy ground …   Wiktionary

  • Hobnail (footwear) — In footwear, a hobnail is a short nail with a thick head used to increase the durability of boot soles.Hobnailed boots have been used since antiquity for inexpensive durable footwear, often by workmen and the military. They are boots with… …   Wikipedia

  • Hobnail (disambiguation) — A hobnail is a short nail with a thick head: used to increase the durability of boot soles.Hobnail may also refer to:* A pattern of glassware: (sometime called Fenton Hobnail) where the body of the piece has a regular array of bumps, as if… …   Wikipedia

  • Boot — A boot is a type of shoe that covers at least the foot and the ankle and sometimes extends up to the knee or even the hip. Most have a heel that is clearly distinguishable from the rest of the sole, even if the two are made of one piece.… …   Wikipedia

  • boot — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 strong shoe ADJECTIVE ▪ heavy ▪ light, lightweight ▪ high, knee length, thigh high, thigh length …   Collocations dictionary

  • hobnail — adj. Hobnail is used with these nouns: ↑boot …   Collocations dictionary

  • hobnail — n. a heavy headed nail used for boot soles. Phrases and idioms: hobnail (or hobnailed) liver a liver having many small knobbly projections due to cirrhosis. Derivatives: hobnailed adj. Etymology: HOB(1) + NAIL …   Useful english dictionary

  • hobnail — noun A short nail with a thick head, typically used in boot soles …   Wiktionary

  • Combat boot — Black combat boots as worn by the Bundeswehr Sole of mode …   Wikipedia

  • Trench boot — The trench boot sometimes known as the Pershing boot was a combat boot used in World War I by American, French, and Belgian forces, made for the cold mud of trench warfare. EvolutionIntroductionThe 1917 Trench Boot was an adaptation of the boots… …   Wikipedia

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