Wellington boot(redirected from The Wellington boot)
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1. A waterproof boot of rubber or sometimes leather reaching to below the knee and worn in wet or muddy conditions.
2. Archaic A boot extending to the top of the knee in front but cut low in back.
[After First Duke of Wellington.]
(or wel′lington) boot′,
1. a leather boot with the front part of the top extending above the knee.
2. a rubber or water-repellent leather boot extending to the knee or somewhat below it.
[1810–20; after the 1st Duke of Wellington]