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3 definitions found
 for galosh
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Galoche \Ga*loche"\, Galoshe \Ga*loshe"\, [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.]
     1. A clog or patten. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Nor were worthy [to] unbuckle his galoche.
                                                    --Chaucer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. 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.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     3. A gaiter, or legging, covering the upper part of the shoe
        and part of the leg.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Galosh \Ga*losh"\, n.
     1. Same as Galoche, Galoshe.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. A strip of material, as leather, running around a shoe at
        and above the sole, as for protection or ornament.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  galosh
      n 1: a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or
           snow [syn: arctic, galosh, golosh, rubber,
           gumshoe]

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