What is the meaning of the furniture term Bootjack?

Solid or hinged board with a V cut, to fit the heel. Used to help pull off boots. A bootjack refers to a device used to help remove boots by providing leverage and grip. It usually consists of a U or horseshoe-shaped frame with a heel support that is placed on the ground, and a flat surface or ledge used to rest the other foot on when boot removal is necessary. The design allows the user to step on the ledge and pull their foot out of the boot without excessive effort.
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