Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: hessian
IPA transcription: [h'ɛʃən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Hessian_boot, hessian, jackboot, Wellington, Wellington_boot
    Meaning: (19th century) a man's high tasseled boot
Usage examples
  • Thus you see that the British, in force, were between Washington's army and Bordentown, besides which there were some British and Hessian troops in the very town.
  • George Osborne looked at the two young women with a touched curiosity; and Joseph Sedley heaved something very like a sigh out of his big chest, as he cast his eyes down towards his favourite Hessian boots.