Definitions for galligaskinsˌgæl ɪˈgæs kɪnz
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large, loose breeches. A fashion in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
loose hose or breeches; leather leg quards. The word is used loosely and often in a jocose sense
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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gal-i-gas′kinz, n.pl. large open hose or trousers: leggings worn by sportsmen. [A corr. of O. Fr. garguesque—It. Grechesco, Greekish—L. Græcus, Greek.]
The numerical value of galligaskins in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of galligaskins in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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