Ok, Come on guys we all know the "Germanic Mercenary Fighters" definition but this is URBAN-DICTIONARY not Websters history class! If you don't know the Urban Meaning then leave it to the professionals.
This term was widely used during the 80s to denote a white-trash stoners or rockers and yes most of them did have dime-bags, mullets and AC-DC Tee-Shirts!
They typically listened to AC-DC, Van Halen, Bon Jovi and Early Metalica.
Dude! did you see all the hessians in the park playing Hackysack?
I saw a hessian with the sweetest Knee-High Moccasins. I need to get a pair of those babies.