Denver-boot meaning

A device locked to the wheel of a parked vehicle to keep it from being driven, used especially to force payment of fines for unpaid parking tickets.
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A large metal clamp locked to a wheel of a motor vehicle by the police to immobilize the vehicle: used primarily to force people to pay their parking tickets.
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(North America) A device locked into place over the wheel of a road vehicle, immobilizing it.
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Origin of denver-boot

  • After Denver one of the first cities to use it

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition