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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (19th century) a man's high tasseled footwear.

Usage examples (34)
  • An American jackboot is just as obnoxious as a German one.
  • And they won't shut their mouths until there is a jackboot in it. by
  • "The Taliban have a jackboot on the city," says a military official.
  • It is, as Orwell wrote, a jackboot forever stomping on a human face. for more
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