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jackboot definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: (19th century) a man's high tasseled boot [syn: Hessian boot, hessian, jackboot, Wellington, Wellington boot]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1686 1. a heavy military boot made of glossy black leather extending above the knee and worn especially during the 17th and 18th centuries 2. the spirit or policy of militarism or totalitarianism 3. a laceless military boot reaching to the calf

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a large boot reaching above the knee. 2 this as a symbol of fascism or military oppression. Derivatives: jackbooted adj.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(jackboots) 1. Jackboots are heavy boots that come up to the knee, such as the ones worn by some soldiers. N-COUNT: usu pl 2. If a country or group of people is under the jackboot, they are suffering because the government is cruel and undemocratic. PHRASE [disapproval]




 


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