(also wellington boot)
A knee-length waterproof rubber or plastic boot.
- Each volunteer was kitted out in oil spill clean up attire - waterproof jacket and trousers, white over suit, wellingtons, rubber gloves, protective goggles and face mask.
- In wet weather stout boots or wellingtons are essential.
- The water becomes so deep at the bottom of Castlegate it is out of bounds to pedestrians without waders or wellingtons.
early 19th century: named after the 1st Duke of Wellington (see Wellington, 1st Duke of).