Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BEETIKIN, n. A short hobnailed boot. Abd.(D) 1871 W. Alexander Johnny Gibb iii.:
Trousers, narrow at the knees, and spreading somewhat about the ancles, with about half-a-dozen buttons at bottom overhanging the heavy beetikin on either foot.

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