What Is the Definition of Hessian?

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Hessian is an adjective relating to Hesse or its inhabitants. As a noun, it means a native or inhabitant of Hesse and it is also the name of a German mercenary in the British army in America during the Revolutionary War. In clothing, it means a coarse jute fabric similar to sacking.
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Hes·sian
[hesh-uhn]
ADJECTIVE
1.
of or pertaining to the state of Hesse or its inhabitants.
NOUN
2.
a native or inhabitant of Hesse.
3.
a Hessian mercenary used by England during the American Revolution.
4.
a hireling or ruffian.
5.
(lowercase) burlap
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