Definitions for gaiterˈgeɪ tər
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a cloth or leather covering for the ankle and instep and sometimes also the lower leg, worn over the shoe or boot.
a cloth or leather shoe with elastic insertions at the sides.
an overshoe with a cloth top.
Origin of gaiter:
1765–75; < F guêtre, MF guiestre, guestre, c. G Rist ankle, wrist. See wrist
a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles
a shoe covering the ankle with elastic gores in the sides
legging consisting of a cloth or leather covering for the leg from the knee to the ankle
A covering of cloth or leather for the ankle and instep; see spats
A covering cloth or leather for the whole leg from the knee to the instep, fitting down upon the shoe.
Part of the ecclesiastical garb of a bishop.
Origin: From the guêtre.
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
a kind of shoe, consisting of cloth, and covering the ankle
to dress with gaiters
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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