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Boots of a type worn by soldiers in combat, typically black with laces and thick rubber soles.
- ‘He has a combat boot on one foot and a flip-flop on the other.’
- ‘If the Army won't buy a better combat boot, then perhaps the Marine Corps will.’
- ‘He gave me a sad smile, dug the heel of his combat boot into the rubbery ground and spun in the opposite direction, striding down the hallway.’
- ‘She placed a heavy combat boot on the stair testing the weight.’
- ‘Lifting up his big combat boot he stomped it in to the ground.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.