boot (n.) Old form(s): boote , Bootes
booty, plunder, spoils
1H4 II.i.83[Gadshill to Chamberlain, of Gadshill's companions and the commonwealth] they ... make her their boots
H5 I.ii.194[Canterbury to all, of honey-bees] Others ... / Make boot upon the summer's velvet buds
KL IV.vi.226.1[Gloucester to disguised Edgar] The bounty and the benison of heaven / To boot, and boot! [second instance] [i.e. may you get profit from it]
TNK I.ii.70[Palamon to Arcite, of Creon] commands men service, / And what they win in't, boot and glory [i.e. he controls their gains]
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