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English definition of “hobnail boot”

hobnail boot

noun [C]     /ˌhɒb.neɪlˈbuːt/ US  /ˌhɑːb-/ (also hobnailed boot)
a heavy boot or shoe that has nails fixed into the bottom to make it last longerShoes and shoemaking
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