Gait"er (?), n. [F. guetre, cf. Armor. gweltren; or perh. of German origin, and akin to E. wear, v.]

1.

A covering of cloth or leather for the ankle and instep, or for the whole leg from the knee to the instep, fitting down upon the shoe.

2.

A kind of shoe, consisting of cloth, and covering the ankle.

 

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Gai"ter (?), v. t.

To dress with gaiters.

 

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