Definition of Hessian boot in English:

Hessian boot

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A high tasselled leather boot, originally worn by Hessian troops.
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  • All she could hear was the crunching of the snow beneath his polished Hessian boots.
  • Wellington boots are based on the design of Hessian boots which were in use during the 18th century.
  • He stopped walking when the toes of his Hessian boots were a few inches from the toes of her slippers.

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