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jackbooted

[jak-boo-tid] /ˈdʒækˌbu tɪd/
adjective
1.
wearing jackboots.
2.
brutally and oppressively bullying:
a jackbooted militarism.
Origin of jackbooted
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; jackboot + -ed3
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