英 ['welɪŋtən] 美 ['wɛlɪŋtən]
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wellington 威灵顿长靴

来自1817年因英国威灵顿一世公爵1st Duke of Wellington穿着而得名。

wellington: [19] The first duke of Wellington (1769–1852) was perhaps the best-known figure in British public life during the first half of the 19th century, having won considerable prestige for his military campaigns during the Napoleonic wars, and (in what amounted virtually to the first instance of personally endorsed clothing) several types of garment worn by or associated with him were named after him – among them the Wellington coat, the Wellington hat, and the Wellington trousers.

It was, however, the Wellington boot (first recorded in 1817) that carried his name down to posterity. The abbreviation welly is first recorded in 1961, and its use as a verb meaning ‘kick’ dates from the mid 1960s. The duke is also commemorated by the wellingtonia [19], a large Californian conifer.

Wellington (n.)
boot so called from 1817, for Arthur, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), who also in his lifetime had a style of coat, hat, and trousers named for him as well as a variety of apple and pine tree.
1. The entrance hall is littered with toys and wellington boots.


2. In the winter she wears thick socks, Wellington boots and gloves.


3. He lives on Wellington Road.


4. The pilot decided that Christchurch was too far away, and played it safe and landed at Wellington.


5. " Well, I am connected with the Wellington -- the new hotel on Broadway.
“ 哦, 我在威灵 顿 饭店工作,那是百老汇大街上的一家新旅馆.

来自英汉文学 - 嘉莉妹妹

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