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Hessian boot

a knee-high tasseled boot, fashionable in England in the early 19th century.
Origin of Hessian boot
First recorded in 1800-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He was a thin, stately man, always dressed in hessian boots and the old-fashioned shirt-frill.

    Verner's Pride Mrs. Henry Wood
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Hessian boots

plural noun
men's high boots with tassels around the top, fashionable in England in the early 19th century
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