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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Wearing jackboots.
  • adjective Cruelly and violently oppressive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Wearing jackboots; -- used especially as a metaphor for harshly repressive and militaristic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Wearing a pair of jackboots.

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