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Noun: hessian  he-see-un
  1. (19th century) a man's high tasseled boot
    - Hessian boot, jackboot, Wellington, Wellington boot
     
  2. [Brit] Coarse jute fabric
    - burlap [N. Amer], gunny [N. Amer]

Derived forms: hessians

Type of: bagging, boot, sacking

Encyclopedia: Hessian