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2 definitions found
 for To boot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Boot \Boot\ (b[=oo]t), n. [OE. bot, bote, advantage, amends,
     cure, AS. b[=o]t; akin to Icel. b[=o]t, Sw. bot, Dan. bod,
     Goth. b[=o]ta, D. boete, G. busse; prop., a making good or
     better, from the root of E. better, adj. [root]255.]
     1. Remedy; relief; amends; reparation; hence, one who brings
        relief.
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              He gaf the sike man his boote.        --Chaucer.
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              Thou art boot for many a bruise
              And healest many a wound.             --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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              Next her Son, our soul's best boot.   --Wordsworth.
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     2. That which is given to make an exchange equal, or to make
        up for the deficiency of value in one of the things
        exchanged.
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              I'll give you boot, I'll give you three for one.
                                                    --Shak.
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     3. Profit; gain; advantage; use. [Obs.]
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              Then talk no more of flight, it is no boot. --Shak.
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     To boot, in addition; over and above; besides; as a
        compensation for the difference of value between things
        bartered.
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              Helen, to change, would give an eye to boot. --Shak.
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              A man's heaviness is refreshed long before he comes
              to drunkenness, for when he arrives thither he hath
              but changed his heaviness, and taken a crime to
              boot.                                 --Jer. Taylor.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  to boot
      adv 1: in addition, by way of addition; furthermore; "he serves
             additionally as the CEO" [syn: additionally, to boot]

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