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Boot vs. Camp

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Bootnoun

A heavy shoe that covers part of the leg.

Campnoun

An outdoor place acting as temporary accommodation in tents or other temporary structures.

Bootnoun

(sports) A kind of sports shoe worn by players of certain games such as cricket and football.

Campnoun

An organised event, often taking place in tents or temporary accommodation.

Bootnoun

A blow with the foot; a kick.

Campnoun

A base of a military group, not necessarily temporary.

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Bootnoun

(construction) A flexible cover of rubber or plastic, which may be preformed to a particular shape and used to protect a shaft, lever, switch, or opening from dust, dirt, moisture, etc.

Campnoun

A single hut or shelter.

‘a hunter's camp’;

Bootnoun

A torture device used on the feet or legs, such as a Spanish boot.

Campnoun

The company or body of persons encamped.

Bootnoun

(US) A parking enforcement device used to immobilize a car until it can be towed or a fine is paid; a wheel clamp.

Campnoun

A group of people with the same strong ideals or political leanings.

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Bootnoun

A rubber bladder on the leading edge of an aircraft’s wing, which is inflated periodically to remove ice buildup. A deicing boot.

Campnoun

(uncommon) Campus

Bootnoun

(obsolete) A place at the side of a coach, where attendants rode; also, a low outside place before and behind the body of the coach.

Campnoun

(informal) A summer camp.

Bootnoun

(archaic) A place for baggage at either end of an old-fashioned stagecoach.

Campnoun

(agriculture) A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; called also burrow and pie.

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Bootnoun

A recently arrived recruit; a rookie.

Campnoun

(obsolete) Conflict; battle.

Bootnoun

The luggage storage compartment of a sedan or saloon car.

Campnoun

An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.

Bootnoun

(informal) The act or process of removing or firing someone (give someone the boot).

Campnoun

An affected, exaggerated or intentionally tasteless style.

Bootnoun

unattractive person, ugly woman (usu as "old boot")

Campverb

To live in a tent or similar temporary accommodation.

‘We're planning to camp in the field until Sunday.’;

Bootnoun

(firearms) A hard plastic case for a long firearm, typically moulded to the shape of the gun and intended for use in a vehicle.

Campverb

To set up a camp.

Bootnoun

(baseball) A bobbled ball.

Campverb

(transitive) To afford rest or lodging for.

Bootnoun

(botany) The inflated flag leaf sheath of a wheat plant.

Campverb

(video games) To stay in an advantageous location in a video game, such as next to a power-up's spawning point or in order to guard an area.

‘The easiest way to win on this map is to camp the double damage.’; ‘Go and camp the flag for the win.’;

Bootnoun

remedy, amends

Campverb

To fight; contend in battle or in any kind of contest; to strive with others in doing anything; compete.

Bootnoun

(uncountable) profit, plunder

Campverb

To wrangle; argue.

Bootnoun

(obsolete) That which is given to make an exchange equal, or to make up for the deficiency of value in one of the things exchanged; compensation; recompense

Campadjective

Theatrical; making exaggerated gestures.

Bootnoun

(obsolete) Profit; gain; advantage; use.

Campadjective

Ostentatiously effeminate.

Bootnoun

(obsolete) Repair work; the act of fixing structures or buildings.

Campadjective

Intentionally tasteless or vulgar, self-parodying.

Bootnoun

(obsolete) A medicinal cure or remedy.

Campnoun

The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc.

Bootnoun

(computing) The act or process of bootstrapping; the starting or re-starting of a computing device.

‘It took three boots, but I finally got the application installed.’;

Campnoun

A collection of tents, huts, etc., for shelter, commonly arranged in an orderly manner.

‘Forming a camp in the neighborhood of Boston.’;

Bootnoun

A bootleg recording.

Campnoun

A single hut or shelter; as, a hunter's camp.

Bootverb

To kick.

‘I booted the ball toward my teammate.’;

Campnoun

The company or body of persons encamped, as of soldiers, of surveyors, of lumbermen, etc.

‘The camp broke up with the confusion of a flight.’;

Bootverb

To put boots on, especially for riding.

Campnoun

A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; - called also burrow and pie.

Bootverb

To apply corporal punishment (compare slippering).

Campnoun

An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.

Bootverb

(informal) To forcibly eject.

‘We need to boot those troublemakers as soon as possible’;

Campverb

To afford rest or lodging for, as an army or travelers.

‘Had our great palace the capacityTo camp this host, we all would sup together.’;

Bootverb

To disconnect forcibly; to eject from an online service, conversation, etc.

Campverb

To pitch or prepare a camp; to encamp; to lodge in a camp; - often with out.

‘They camped out at night, under the stars.’;

Bootverb

(slang) To vomit.

‘Sorry, I didn’t mean to boot all over your couch.’;

Campverb

To play the game called camp.

Bootverb

To profit, avail, benefit.

Campnoun

temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers;

‘wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling’;

Bootverb

To enrich; to benefit; to give in addition.

Campnoun

a group of people living together in a camp;

‘the whole camp laughed at his mistake’;

Bootverb

(computing) To bootstrap; to start a system, e.g. a computer, by invoking its boot process or bootstrap.

‘When arriving at the office, first thing I do is booting my machine.’;

Campnoun

temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers;

‘level ground is best for parking and camp areas’;

Bootnoun

Remedy; relief; amends; reparation; hence, one who brings relief.

‘He gaf the sike man his boote.’; ‘Thou art boot for many a bruiseAnd healest many a wound.’; ‘Next her Son, our soul's best boot.’;

Campnoun

an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

Bootnoun

That which is given to make an exchange equal, or to make up for the deficiency of value in one of the things exchanged.

‘I'll give you boot, I'll give you three for one.’;

Campnoun

a prison for forced laborers;

‘China has many work camps for political prisoners’;

Bootnoun

Profit; gain; advantage; use.

‘Then talk no more of flight, it is no boot.’; ‘Helen, to change, would give an eye to boot.’; ‘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.’;

Campnoun

something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality;

‘the livingroom was pure camp’;

Bootnoun

A covering for the foot and lower part of the leg, ordinarily made of leather.

Campnoun

shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs

Bootnoun

An instrument of torture for the leg, formerly used to extort confessions, particularly in Scotland.

‘So he was put to the torture, which in Scotland they call the boots; for they put a pair of iron boots close on the leg, and drive wedges between them and the leg.’;

Campnoun

a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months;

‘city kids get to see the country at a summer camp’;

Bootnoun

A place at the side of a coach, where attendants rode; also, a low outside place before and behind the body of the coach.

Campverb

live in or as if in a tent;

‘Can we go camping again this summer?’; ‘The circus tented near the town’; ‘The houseguests had to camp in the living room’;

Bootnoun

A place for baggage at either end of an old-fashioned stagecoach.

Campverb

establish or set up a camp

Bootnoun

An apron or cover (of leather or rubber cloth) for the driving seat of a vehicle, to protect from rain and mud.

Campverb

give an artificially banal or sexual quality to

Bootnoun

The metal casing and flange fitted about a pipe where it passes through a roof.

Campadjective

providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities;

‘they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect’; ‘campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's’;

Bootnoun

Booty; spoil.

Bootverb

To profit; to advantage; to avail; - generally followed by it; as, what boots it?

‘What booteth it to others that we wish them well, and do nothing for them?’; ‘What subduedTo change like this a mind so far imbuedWith scorn of man, it little boots to know.’; ‘What boots to us your victories?’;

Bootverb

To enrich; to benefit; to give in addition.

‘And I will boot thee with what gift besideThy modesty can beg.’;

Bootverb

To put boots on, esp. for riding.

‘Coated and booted for it.’;

Bootverb

To punish by kicking with a booted foot.

Bootverb

To boot one's self; to put on one's boots.

Bootnoun

footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg

Bootnoun

British term for the luggage compartment in a car

Bootnoun

the swift release of a store of affective force;

‘they got a great bang out of it’; ‘what a boot!’; ‘he got a quick rush from injecting heroin’; ‘he does it for kicks’;

Bootnoun

protective casing for something that resembles a leg

Bootnoun

an instrument of torture that is used to crush the foot and leg

Bootnoun

the act of delivering a blow with the foot;

‘he gave the ball a powerful kick’; ‘the team's kicking was excellent’;

Bootverb

kick; give a boot to

Bootverb

cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes;

‘boot your computer’;

Bootnoun

a sturdy item of footwear covering the foot and ankle, and sometimes also the lower leg

‘a pair of walking boots’;

Bootnoun

a covering to protect the lower part of a horse's leg.

Bootnoun

an instrument of torture encasing and crushing the foot.

Bootnoun

short for Denver boot

Bootnoun

a hard kick

‘he got a boot in the stomach’;

Bootnoun

an enclosed space at the back of a car for carrying luggage or other goods.

Bootnoun

the process of starting a computer and putting it into a state of readiness for operation

‘a boot disk’;

Bootnoun

as well; in addition

‘he is a likeable guy, and funny to boot’; ‘images that are precise, revealing, and often beautiful to boot’;

Bootverb

kick (something) hard in a specified direction

‘he ended up booting the ball into the stand’;

Bootverb

force someone to leave a vehicle unceremoniously

‘a guard booted two children off a train’;

Bootverb

force someone to leave a place or job unceremoniously

‘she had been booted out of school’;

Bootverb

start (a computer) and put it into a state of readiness for operation

‘the menu will be ready as soon as you boot up your computer’; ‘the system won't boot from the original drive’;

Bootverb

place a wheel clamp on (an illegally parked car)

‘once a car is booted, the owner must pay all fines plus a fee to have the boot removed’;

Boot

A boot, plural boots, is a type of specific footwear. Most boots mainly cover the foot and the ankle, while some also cover some part of the lower calf.

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