Wellington boot

Wellington boot

noun
1.
a leather boot with the front part of the top extending above the knee.
2.
a rubber or water-repellent leather boot extending to the knee or somewhat below it.
Also, wellington boot.
Also called Wellington, wellington.


Origin:
1810–20; after the 1st Duke of Wellington

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