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"hobnail boot" in British English

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hobnail bootnoun [C]

uk   /ˌhɒb.neɪlˈbuːt/  us   /ˌhɑːb-/ (also hobnailed boot)
a ​heavyboot or ​shoe that has nailsfixed into the ​bottom to make it last ​longer
(Definition of hobnail boot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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