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jackboot

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒæk.buːt/ us  
a long boot that covers the leg up to the knee, especially as worn by NazisShoes and shoemaking
jackbooted
adjective uk   /-ˌbuː.tɪd/ us    /-ˌbuː.t̬ɪd/
wearing jackboots: a jackbooted thugWearing clothesShoes and shoemaking
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