Definition of Congress boot
1. Noun. An ankle high shoe with elastic gussets in the sides.
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Literary usage of Congress boot
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1. United States Magazine by Seba Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith (1856)
"... the curious "Book of the Feet," invented the "Elastic Boot," called, in this country, " congress boot,'' which supersedes all others in ease and beauty. ..."
2. The Portsmouth Directory, Containing the City Record, and the Names of the by W.A. Greenough & Co, H.A. Manning Company (1905)
"... Market Pettigrew Bros 37 congress boot and iS/toe Makers and Repairers Blake Л P 12 Hanover BRAGDON OREN & SON 24 Market See back cover Corson Charles E ..."
3. Timothy's Quest: A Story for Anybody, Young Or Old, who Cares to Read it by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin (1894)
"... congress boot his quivering whiskers seemed to say, " Now, where have I smelled that boot before ? If I mistake not, it has been applied to me more than ..."
4. History of Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts: Including Lynnfield, Saugus by Alonzo Lewis, James Robinson Newhall (1865)
"The congress boot began to be manufactured at this time. Its peculiarity consisted mainly in the substitution of an elastic gore for the old lacing, ..."