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.]
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