- fencing a thrust or hit
Examples from the Web for botte Historical Examples of botte
On the rocker of the cradle she saw a man’s foot with the turned-up toe of a botte sauvage.
Henry van Dyke
The coachmen of the botte are a feature of Rome, they spot the foreigner at once, and always try to get the better of him.
Mary Alsop King Waddington
Why, man, that botte between the eyes would have done for me, even if you had not spitted both my lungs first.
Justin Huntly McCarthy
And it appears that during his very first bout with the captain he tried a botte that you had taught him.
Le chapeau de paille abonde en t. La chaussure est trs-capricieuse; soulier, botte et sandale foulent successivement le pav.
Augustus J.C. Hare