jackboot


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

jackboot \jackboot\ n.
   1. a man's high tasseled boot. [19th century]

   Syn: Hessian boot, hessian, Wellington, Wellington boot.
        [WordNet 1.5]

   2. A strong leather boot reaching up to or over the knee; it
      is worn mostly by soldiers.
      [PJC]
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