|NOUN || a jackboot | jackboots |
|SYNO ||hessian | Hessian boot | jackboot | ...|
NOUN article.ind sg | pl
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- The calf-high pull-on jackboot had been the traditional footwear of the German soldier for generations.
- In 1763, supporters of John Wilkes, who had been arrested for libel against the Earl of Bute, burned a jackboot in the centre of the street in protest against Bute.
- He wrote about his experiences in "A Family Under the Jackboot."
- It was the year of the jackboot of John Vorster, habeas corpus had disappeared, the 90-day-detention without trial Act had given policemen a license to kill and assault behind closed doors with impunity.
- McKnight's aircraft wore a distinct cartoon of a jackboot kicking Adolf Hitler on the port side of the engine cowling.
- Also hung was a jackboot painted green on the bottom ("a Green-ville sole"), a pun on both Grenville and the Earl of Bute, the two people most blamed by the colonists.
- A jackboot is a military boot such as the cavalry jackboot or the hobnailed jackboot.
- Most members of the force wore Fern green breeches with a single or double Old Gold colored leg stripe, wool tunics of the same colors, a black Sam Browne belt and jackboot.
- He appears in all dramatisations of the July 1944 plot, being played by Wolfgang Büttner in "The Plot to Assassinate Hitler" (1955), Erik Frey in "Jackboot Mutiny" (1955) Michael Byrne in "The Plot to Kill Hitler" (1990), Rainer Bock in "Stauffenberg" (2004) and Bill Nighy in "Valkyrie" (2008).
- On November 17, 2011, Martin was criticized for using profane language on his Twitter account expressing anger over the Conservative government's use of closure in limiting debate in the House of Commons tweeting: "This is a fucking disgrace" and "There’s not a democracy in the world that would tolerate this jackboot shit."
- The film is also known as "Echo of the Jackboot" in the United Kingdom.
- "The Plot to Assassinate Hitler" was released in the same year as G.W. Pabst's film, "Es geschah am 20. Juli," (English title, "Jackboot Mutiny"), which deals with the same subject.
- Although a Russian jackboot "сапог" ("sapog") could be used for this purpose, bellows were manufactured specifically for use on samovars.
- Herr Himmler is a head Jackboot who has “half a little black mustache . . . [...] a scrawny neck . . . [...] looks like a chicken...“.
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