Hessian Definition

hĕshən
adjective
Of Hesse or its people.
Webster's New World
noun
A person born or living in Hesse.
Webster's New World
Any of the Hessian mercenaries who fought for the British in the Revolutionary War.
Webster's New World
A mercenary soldier.
American Heritage
A coarse cloth used for bags.
Webster's New World

A boot with a low heel and semi-pointed toe, which became popular, initially among the military, in the 18th century.

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pronoun
A native or inhabitant of Hesse.
Wiktionary

(historical) A mercenary soldier, especially a German one who fought with the British in the American Revolutionary War.

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Other Word Forms of Hessian

Noun

Singular:
Hessian
Plural:
hessians

Origin of Hessian

  • Hesse + -ian

    From Wiktionary

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