Wellington boot

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(19th century) a man's high tasseled boot

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Mobile phone company European Telco Orange has introduced a phone charging prototype - a set of thermoelectric gumboots or Wellington boots with a 'power generating sole' that converts heat from the wearer's feet into electrical power to charge battery-powered hand-helds.
Not surprisingly the shop has sold Skellerup products, including the iconic gumboots, since day one.
In less affected areas gumboots are still appropriately comfortable.
I am a trustee of a small UK registered charity, the Gumboots Foundation which has its administrative base in Birmingham.
Gumboots have never enjoyed an Best of all, it fits neatly together to keep all your beauty tools in one place and costs around pounds 10.
Importer seeks plastic containers; small, medium and large buckets; rubber boots or gumboots.
Emma Collings, Darley's group production editor, sights the last cuckoo of autumn IN Brough Scott's Motivator report (September 29), he stated that autumn had arrived and there were no more glimpses of John Berry riding out in shorts and gumboots.
Here, actress and party girl Tara Reid has shimmied into a most unflattering pair of brick red gumboots for the V Festival in Chelmsford and teamed it, bizarrely, with a light-as-air summer frock.
October 15-18; Stephen Petronio dancing Broken Man, City of Twist, and The Island el Misfit Toys October 21-23; Gumboots November 4-16; Josef Nadj November 19-22; Companhia de Danca Deborah Colker in 4 by 4 November 29-December 7; Victor Ullate Ballet December 10-14, and MOMIX in Opus Cactus December 16-22.
I just want to say what a real pleasure it is to be able to stagger up here without having my gumboots sucked off'
Clerk of the course David Hunt said: 'The going is soft and no inspection is planned, although everyone intending to come should bring their gumboots, as it's a bit wet underfoot
And she raised a few smiles, saying: "Perhaps today, one should have worn one's gumboots.
The Diablos Samba Band and children's dance group The Dainty Gumboots will entertain crowds.
A GOOD pair of gumboots was the essential accessory as the wettest year on record brought catastrophic floods.
An SFX Back Row and Columbia Artists Theatricals presentation of a musical revue in one act written, conceived and choreographed by Rishile Gumboot Dancers of Soweto and Zenzi Mbuli.