Definition of Gum boot
1. Noun. A high boot made of rubber.
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Literary usage of Gum boot
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1. Ballads of a Cheechako by Robert William Service (1909)
"THE BALLAD OF GUM-BOOT BEN lie wm an old prospector with a vision bleared and dim. He diked me for a grubstake, and the same I gave to him. lie ..."
2. The Hill Readers by Daniel Harvey Hill (1906)
"rested her aching head affectionately on the instep of the old gum boot, the old gum boot told her stories of the world beyond the sea. ..."
3. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1900)
"This is particularly the case if the weather be hot. The unlined gum boot is to be preferred to the glazed lined boot, because of its wearing qualities ..."
4. The New York Times Current History (1918)
"... perhaps, that they are coated from top to bottom with watery slime. The gum boot is an inestimable boon to the dwellers in the mud and water of ..."
5. First Fam'lies of the Sierras by Joaquin Miller (1876)
"of wrath into his gum boot as well as he could with his stiffened fingers. Then a man came up sharply out of the crowd, and throwing a big, ..."