/booh tee"/ or, esp. for 1, 3 /booh"tee/, n.
1. Also, bootie. a baby's socklike shoe, usually knitted or crocheted, and calf-length or shorter.
2. any boot having a short leg.
3. bootie (def. 1).
[1790-1800, Amer.; BOOT1 + -ee, perh. as pseudo-F sp. of -Y2 (-IE)]

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