Definitions for galligaskinsˌgæl ɪˈgæs kɪnz

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  1. galligaskins(Noun)

    large, loose breeches. A fashion in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galligaskins

    loose hose or breeches; leather leg quards. The word is used loosely and often in a jocose sense

  2. Origin: [Prob. corrupted fr. It. Grechesco Grecian, a name which seems to have been given in Venice, and to have been afterwards confused with Gascony, as if they came from Gascony.]

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