hessian vs jackboot what difference

what is difference between hessian and jackboot

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛsiən/, /ˈhɛʃən/

Noun

hessian (countable and uncountable, plural hessians)

  1. A strong, coarse fabric made from hemp or jute, often used for making sacks.
    Synonym: burlap

Translations

Anagrams

  • Naishes, shenais

Romanian

Etymology

From French hessian.

Noun

hessian n (uncountable)

  1. hessian

Declension


Swedish

Noun

hessian c

  1. Hessian matrix
  2. hessian (fabric)

Declension


English

Alternative forms

  • jack-boot, jack boot

Etymology

From Old French jaque (coat of mail).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒækbuːt/

Noun

jackboot (plural jackboots)

  1. A glossy leather calf-covering military boot, commonly associated with German soldiers of the WWII era
    • 1914, Frank L. Packard, The Miracle Man Chapter 3
      The coat itself, a long one of some fuzzy material, with huge side pockets into which the man’s hands were plunged, reached to the cavernous tops of jackboots where the nether ends of his trousers were stowed away.
  2. (informal) The spirit that motivates a totalitarian or overly militaristic regime or policy
    That country has been under the jackboot of the military for years.

Derived terms

  • jackbooted

See also

  • Hessian boot
  • cowboy boot

Verb

jackboot (third-person singular simple present jackboots, present participle jackbooting, simple past and past participle jackbooted)

  1. (transitive) To stamp on with a jackboot.
  2. (intransitive) To march in jackboots.
    • 1990, Robert Westall, The Machine Gunners (page 152)
      All his childhood they had stormed through the cinema newsreels, jackbooting triumphantly through Vienna, Prague, Warsaw, Paris. Now they would jackboot through Garmouth. Followed by the Gestapo.

Anagrams

  • Bootjack, bootjack

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