Definitions for galligaskinsˌgæl ɪˈgæs kɪnz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gal•li•gas•kins*ˌgæl ɪˈgæs kɪnz(n.)

  1. loose hose or breeches worn in the 16th and 17th centuries.

    Category: Clothing

  2. any loose breeches.

    Category: Clothing

  3. leggings or gaiters, usu. of leather.

    Category: Clothing

* (used with a pl. v.).

Origin of galligaskins:

1570–80; orig. uncert.

Wiktionary

  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

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