Variant of bootleg
Origin: inch(es) allusion to concealing objects inch(es) the leg of a high boot
- the part of a boot that covers the leg
- something bootlegged; esp., bootlegged liquor, recordings, etc.
- Football a type of play in which the quarterback fakes a handoff to a running back and then runs, usually around the defensive end, with the ball held hidden behind a hip
- bootlegger noun
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