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jackboot

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noun jack·boot \ˈjak-ˌbüt\

Simple Definition of jackboot

  • : a heavy military boot that reaches above the knee

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of jackboot

  1. 1 :  a heavy military boot made of glossy black leather extending above the knee and worn especially during the 17th and 18th centuries

  2. 2 :  the spirit or policy of militarism or totalitarianism

  3. 3 :  a laceless military boot reaching to the calf

1686

First Known Use of jackboot

1686


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