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Wellington Boot

The Wellington boot is a type of boot based upon leather Hessian boots. They were worn and popularised by Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. This novel "Wellington" boot became a staple of hunting and outdoor wear for the British aristocracy in the early 19th century.

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Wellington Boot - Industrial Wear
... White boots, one-piece construction, commonly of PVC or a similar plastic are worn in Abattoirs or meat-packing plants Clean rooms for delicate and ...

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