Wel|ling|ton

Wel|ling|ton
Wel|ling|ton boot, or Wel|ling|ton «WEHL ihng tuhn», noun.
1. a high boot covering the knee in front and cut away behind.
2. a somewhat shorter boot worn under the trousers.
[< the first Duke of Wellington, 1769-1852, a British general, victor over Napoleon at Waterloo]

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  • Wel|ling|ton boot — Wel|ling|ton boot, or Wel|ling|ton «WEHL ihng tuhn», noun. 1. a high boot covering the knee in front and cut away behind. 2. a somewhat shorter boot worn under the trousers. ╂[< the first Duke of Wellington, 1769 1852, a British general,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wel·ling·ton — /ˈwɛlıŋtən/ noun, pl tons [count] Brit : a tall boot made of rubber : ↑rubber boot …   Useful english dictionary

  • wel — cogs·wel·lia; crom·wel·li·an; lel·wel; se·wel·lel; un·wel·come·ness; wel·come·ly; wel·come·ness; wel·com·er; wel·don; wel·dor; wel·far·ism; wel·kin; wel·ler·ism; wel·ling·to·nia; wel·ling·to·ni·an; wel·witsch·ia; wel·come; wel·fare; wel·ling·ton; …   English syllables

  • ton — abur·ton; ac·e·ton·ate; ac·e·ton·emia; ac·e·ton·ic; ac·e·ton·uria; ac·e·ton·yl; ac·e·ton·yl·ac·e·tone; ac·e·ton·yl·i·dene; ace·tyl·ac·e·ton·ate; ac·ton; al·cap·ton; al·kap·ton; al·kap·ton·u·ria; al·las·so·ton·ic; an·a·glyp·ton;… …   English syllables

  • ling — buck·ling; car·ling; change·ling; cod·ling; crack·ling; dark·ling; dar·ling; east·er·ling; flat·ling; half·ling; scant·ling; seed·ling; shil·ling; sib·ling; side·ling; star·ling; ster·ling; suck·ling; un·der·ling; weak·ling; wean·ling;… …   English syllables

  • wellington — wel·ling·ton …   English syllables

  • wellington — wel|ling|ton [ˈwelıŋtən] n also .wellington boot [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Duke of Wellington (1769 1852), English soldier who wore long boots] BrE a rubber boot that stops your foot getting wet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wellington — wel|ling|ton [ welıŋtən ] or ,wellington boot noun count BRITISH a high boot that is made of rubber to keep the foot dry …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Wellington — Wel•ling•ton [[t]ˈwɛl ɪŋ tən[/t]] n. 1) big 1st Duke of (Arthur Wellesley), 1769–1852, British general and statesman, born in Ireland: prime minister 1828–30 2) geg the capital of New Zealand, on S North Island. 331,100 3) clo (sometimes l.c.)… …   From formal English to slang

  • Wellington — Hauptstadt von Neuseeland * * * Wel|ling|ton [ wɛlɪŋtən ]: Hauptstadt von Neuseeland. * * * I Wellington   [ welɪȖtən], Hauptstadt von Neuseeland, am Südende der Nordinsel, an einer Bucht (Port Nicholson) der Cookstraße, (1996) 335 500 …   Universal-Lexikon

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