Ga*loche", 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.]
A clog or patten.
Nor were worthy [to] unbuckle his galoche.
Hence: An overshoe worn in wet weather.
A gaiter, or legging, covering the upper part of the shoe and part of the leg.
© Webster 1913.