Definitions for gaiterˈgeɪ tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gait•erˈgeɪ tər(n.)

  1. a cloth or leather covering for the ankle and instep and sometimes also the lower leg, worn over the shoe or boot.

    Category: Clothing

  2. a cloth or leather shoe with elastic insertions at the sides.

    Category: Clothing

  3. an overshoe with a cloth top.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of gaiter:

1765–75; < F guêtre, MF guiestre, guestre, c. G Rist ankle, wrist. See wrist

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spat, gaiter(noun)

    a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles

  2. gaiter(noun)

    a shoe covering the ankle with elastic gores in the sides

  3. gaiter(noun)

    legging consisting of a cloth or leather covering for the leg from the knee to the ankle

Wiktionary

  1. gaiter(Noun)

    A covering of cloth or leather for the ankle and instep; see spats

  2. gaiter(Noun)

    A covering cloth or leather for the whole leg from the knee to the instep, fitting down upon the shoe.

  3. gaiter(Noun)

    Part of the ecclesiastical garb of a bishop.

  4. Origin: From the guêtre.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gaiter(noun)

    a covering of cloth or leather for the ankle and instep, or for the whole leg from the knee to the instep, fitting down upon the shoe

  2. Gaiter(noun)

    a kind of shoe, consisting of cloth, and covering the ankle

  3. Gaiter(verb)

    to dress with gaiters

Freebase

  1. Gaiter

    On a vehicle, a gaiter or boot refers to a protective flexible sleeve covering a moving part, intended to keep the part clean.

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