Definitions for galoshe

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  1. Galoshe

    Hence: An overshoe worn in wet weather, especially a waterproof rubber overshoe extending over the ankle, worn over one's regular shoes; now usually written galosh. It is used mostly in the plural; as, it's raining, so put your galoshes on.

  2. Origin: [OE. galoche, galache, galage, shoe, F. galoche galoche, perh. altered fr. L. gallica a Gallic shoe, or fr. LL. calopedia wooden shoe, or shoe with a wooden sole, Gr. , dim. of , , a shoemaker's last; wood + foot.]

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  1. galoshe(Noun)

    A clog or patten.

    Nor were worthy [to] unbuckle his galoche. - Chaucer.

  2. galoshe(Noun)

    Hence, an overshoe worn in wet weather.

  3. galoshe(Noun)

    A gaiter, or legging, covering the upper part of the shoe and part of the leg.

  4. Origin: From galoche, galache, galage (meaning shoe), from galoche, perhaps altered from gallica ( meaning a Gallic shoe),

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  1. Galoshe

    a clog or patten

  2. Galoshe

    hence: An overshoe worn in wet weather

  3. Galoshe

    a gaiter, or legging, covering the upper part of the shoe and part of the leg

  4. Galoshe(noun)

    same as Galoche

  5. Origin: [OE. galoche, galache, galage, shoe, F. galoche galoche, perh. altered fr. L. gallica a Gallic shoe, or fr. LL. calopedia wooden shoe, or shoe with a wooden sole, Gr. , dim. of , , a shoemaker's last; wood + foot.]

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