or wellington boot
a leather boot with the front part of the top extending above the knee.
a rubber or water-repellent leather boot extending to the knee or somewhat below it.
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Origin of Wellington boot
First recorded in 1810–20; after the 1st Duke of Wellington
Also called Wellington, wel·ling·ton.
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Examples from the Web for wellington boot
Outside the window the upper-leather of a Wellington-boot was usually hung, pegged to a board as if to dry.Under the Greenwood Tree|Thomas Hardy