Hessian boot


Definition of HESSIAN BOOT

:  a high boot that extends to just below the knee and is commonly ornamented with a tassel and that was introduced into England by the Hessians early in the 19th century

First Known Use of HESSIAN BOOT



Next Word in the Dictionary: Hessian cruciblePrevious Word in the Dictionary: Hessian andironAll Words Near: Hessian boot
July 07, 2015
hoosegow Hear it
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears