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boot

boot
(n.) Remedy; relief; amends; reparation; hence, one who brings relief.
(n.) That which is given to make an exchange equal, or to make up for the deficiency of value in one of the things exchanged.
(n.) Profit; gain; advantage; use.
(n.) A covering for the foot and lower part of the leg, ordinarily made of leather.
(n.) An instrument of torture for the leg, formerly used to extort confessions, particularly in Scotland.
(n.) A place at the side of a coach, where attendants rode; also, a low outside place before and behind the body of the coach.
(n.) A place for baggage at either end of an old-fashioned stagecoach.
(n.) An apron or cover (of leather or rubber cloth) for the driving seat of a vehicle, to protect from rain and mud.
(n.) The metal casing and flange fitted about a pipe where it passes through a roof.
(n.) Booty; spoil.
(v. i.) To boot one's self; to put on one's boots.
(v. t.) To profit; to advantage; to avail; -- generally followed by it; as, what boots it?
(v. t.) To enrich; to benefit; to give in addition.
(v. t.) To put boots on, esp. for riding.
(v. t.) To punish by kicking with a booted foot.

coot

coot
(n.) A wading bird with lobate toes, of the genus Fulica.
(n.) The surf duck or scoter. In the United States all the species of (/demia are called coots. See Scoter.
(n.) A stupid fellow; a simpleton; as, a silly coot.

foot

foot
(n.) The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; esp., the part below the ankle or wrist; that part of an animal upon which it rests when standing, or moves. See Manus, and Pes.
(n.) The muscular locomotive organ of a mollusk. It is a median organ arising from the ventral region of body, often in the form of a flat disk, as in snails. See Illust. of Buccinum.
(n.) That which corresponds to the foot of a man or animal; as, the foot of a table; the foot of a stocking.
(n.) The lowest part or base; the ground part; the bottom, as of a mountain or column; also, the last of a row or series; the end or extremity, esp. if associated with inferiority; as, the foot of a hill; the foot of the procession; the foot of a class; the foot of the bed.
(n.) Fundamental principle; basis; plan; -- used only in the singular.
(n.) Recognized condition; rank; footing; -- used only in the singular.
(n.) A measure of length equivalent to twelve inches; one third of a yard. See Yard.
(n.) Soldiers who march and fight on foot; the infantry, usually designated as the foot, in distinction from the cavalry.
(n.) A combination of syllables consisting a metrical element of a verse, the syllables being formerly distinguished by their quantity or length, but in modern poetry by the accent.
(n.) The lower edge of a sail.
(v. i.) To tread to measure or music; to dance; to trip; to skip.
(v. i.) To walk; -- opposed to ride or fly.
(v. t.) To kick with the foot; to spurn.
(v. t.) To set on foot; to establish; to land.
(v. t.) To tread; as, to foot the green.
(v. t.) To sum up, as the numbers in a column; -- sometimes with up; as, to foot (or foot up) an account.
(v. t.) The size or strike with the talon.
(v. t.) To renew the foot of, as of stocking.

hoot

hoot
(n.) A derisive cry or shout.
(n.) The cry of an owl.
(v. i.) To cry out or shout in contempt.
(v. i.) To make the peculiar cry of an owl.
(v. t.) To assail with contemptuous cries or shouts; to follow with derisive shouts.

loot

loot
(n.) The act of plundering.
(n.) Plunder; booty; especially, the boot taken in a conquered or sacked city.
(v. t. & i.) To plunder; to carry off as plunder or a prize lawfully obtained by war.

moot

moot
Of Mot
(a.) Subject, or open, to argument or discussion; undecided; debatable; mooted.
(n.) A ring for gauging wooden pins.
(n.) A meeting for discussion and deliberation; esp., a meeting of the people of a village or district, in Anglo-Saxon times, for the discussion and settlement of matters of common interest; -- usually in composition; as, folk-moot.
(v.) See 1st Mot.
(v.) A discussion or debate; especially, a discussion of fictitious causes by way of practice.
(v. i.) To argue or plead in a supposed case.
(v. t.) To argue for and against; to debate; to discuss; to propose for discussion.
(v. t.) Specifically: To discuss by way of exercise; to argue for practice; to propound and discuss in a mock court.

root

root
(n.) The underground portion of a plant, whether a true root or a tuber, a bulb or rootstock, as in the potato, the onion, or the sweet flag.
(n.) The descending, and commonly branching, axis of a plant, increasing in length by growth at its extremity only, not divided into joints, leafless and without buds, and having for its offices to fix the plant in the earth, to supply it with moisture and soluble matters, and sometimes to serve as a reservoir of nutriment for future growth. A true root, however, may never reach the ground, but may be attached to a wall, etc., as in the ivy, or may hang loosely in the air, as in some epiphytic orchids.
(n.) An edible or esculent root, especially of such plants as produce a single root, as the beet, carrot, etc.; as, the root crop.
(n.) That which resembles a root in position or function, esp. as a source of nourishment or support; that from which anything proceeds as if by growth or development; as, the root of a tooth, a nail, a cancer, and the like.
(n.) An ancestor or progenitor; and hence, an early race; a stem.
(n.) A primitive form of speech; one of the earliest terms employed in language; a word from which other words are formed; a radix, or radical.
(n.) The cause or occasion by which anything is brought about; the source.
(n.) That factor of a quantity which when multiplied into itself will produce that quantity; thus, 3 is a root of 9, because 3 multiplied into itself produces 9; 3 is the cube root of 27.
(n.) The fundamental tone of any chord; the tone from whose harmonics, or overtones, a chord is composed.
(n.) The lowest place, position, or part.
(n.) The time which to reckon in making calculations.
(v. i.) To turn up the earth with the snout, as swine.
(v. i.) Hence, to seek for favor or advancement by low arts or groveling servility; to fawn servilely.
(v. i.) To fix the root; to enter the earth, as roots; to take root and begin to grow.
(v. i.) To be firmly fixed; to be established.
(v. t.) To turn up or to dig out with the snout; as, the swine roots the earth.
(v. t.) To plant and fix deeply in the earth, or as in the earth; to implant firmly; hence, to make deep or radical; to establish; -- used chiefly in the participle; as, rooted trees or forests; rooted dislike.
(v. t.) To tear up by the root; to eradicate; to extirpate; -- with up, out, or away.

soot

soot
(a.) Alt. of Soote
(n.) A black substance formed by combustion, or disengaged from fuel in the process of combustion, which rises in fine particles, and adheres to the sides of the chimney or pipe conveying the smoke; strictly, the fine powder, consisting chiefly of carbon, which colors smoke, and which is the result of imperfect combustion. See Smoke.
(v. t.) To cover or dress with soot; to smut with, or as with, soot; as, to soot land.

toot

toot
(v. i.) To stand out, or be prominent.
(v. i.) To peep; to look narrowly.
(v. i.) To blow or sound a horn; to make similar noise by contact of the tongue with the root of the upper teeth at the beginning and end of the sound; also, to give forth such a sound, as a horn when blown.
(v. t.) To see; to spy.
(v. t.) To cause to sound, as a horn, the note being modified at the beginning and end as if by pronouncing the letter t; to blow; to sound.