Definition of hobnail boot noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


hobnail boot

BrE BrE//ˌhɒbneɪl ˈbuːt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhɑːbneɪl ˈbuːt//
(also hobnailed boot
BrE BrE//ˌhɒbneɪld ˈbuːt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhɑːbneɪld ˈbuːt//
[usually plural] Footwear
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a heavy shoe whose sole is attached to the upper part with short heavy nails See related entries: Footwear
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hobnail boot