concrete boots

what "concrete boots" mean in English?
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It's a euphemism. You give someone concrete boots so he can sleep with the fishes. It's a way of ensuring his early retirement in lieu of other health-related issues like lead poisoning.
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Gregory L. Hansen
Probably refers to mobsters who were "rubbed out" (killed) by a rival mob, who then had their feet encased in concrete, their body eventually dumped in a nearby (deep) body of water.
Glass wrote:
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Sometimes people get into a situation where they cannot afford more fashionable leather boots and are forced by circumstances into wearing concrete.
Unfortunately it is usually the LAST thing they wear.
Bret Cahill
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