Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of wellington.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A kind of long boots for men.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • For those not lucky enough to be on the Vanilla waiting list, White offered t-shirts, hats and Speedvagen wellingtons.

    2011 North American Handmade Bicycle Show: Vanilla and Speedvagen a show favorite

  • Personally, I find this means a dress that you hate so much you don't mind ruining it, thick tights, socks, wellingtons (ideally of the non-leaking variety), as many sweatshirts as you can cram into your bag and – as the night gets on – on your person, a large parka with a hood.

    Off to Glastonbury? Check out my tips for Michelin Man chic

  • Round my way, a festival look is at least three sweatshirts, a bad pair of jeans, lame wellingtons from the high street that leak because you were too cheap to go Hunter, hair that hasn't been washed for three days, eyes that haven't been shut for four, and a palpable air of despair of ever seeing your home and, more importantly, your bed and indoor plumbing again.

    Off to Glastonbury? Check out my tips for Michelin Man chic

  • Discovered that from the chair I was able to open the box with a walking stick and then trip the switch … was wearing a bath towel but no wellingtons.

    fraud

  • March 12th, 2009 1: 53pm jose garcia re your question to the laird - have you ever seen pigs fly -- oh maybe in mv, s garden where the landing strip is next to the wellingtons that belong to his sheep

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • In his autobiography he mentions the school though not me! and he tells the story of playing football in his wellingtons which I remember well.

    Irish School in Trabolgan and Sleeping with a Tenor

  • Think instead organic food stalls, Cath Kidston tents, eco-toddlers, girls in floaty dresses and wellingtons, and pristine loos.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • Remember the little boy in the Yorkshire Dales in 7 Up, trudging off to school in his wellingtons like an extra from Whistle Down the Wind?

    The TV camera always lies

  • He gave the perfect acceptance speech, short and funny, which allowed me to make my rounds and talk to the same people I talk to nearly every day, only this time we were eating beef wellingtons and the white wine was free.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • My new wellingtons have just arrived via ebay how I love ebay!

    My new wellingtons

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