What does jackboot mean?

Definitions for jackbootˈdʒækˌbut

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hessian boot, hessian, jackboot, Wellington, Wellington boot(noun)

    (19th century) a man's high tasseled boot


  1. jackboot(n.)

    A strong leather boot reaching up to or over the knee; it is worn mostly by soldiers.


  1. jackboot(Noun)

    A glossy leather calf-covering military boot, commonly associated with German soldiers of the WWII era

  2. jackboot(Noun)

    The spirit that motivates a totalitarian or overly militaristic regime or policy


  1. Jackboot

    The term jackboot denotes two very different styles of military boot, the cavalry jackboot and the hobnailed jackboot, and its derivatives. The cavalry jackboot was a version of the jackboots worn by postilions, such as guided the French stage coach or diligence, as described by an English visitor to France in 1803: The near horse of the three first, is mounted by the postilion, in his great jack boots.... These curious protectors of his legs, are composed of wood, and iron hoops, softened within by stuffing, and give him all the dignity of riding in a pair of upright portmanteaus.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jackboot in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jackboot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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