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.]

1.

A clog or patten.

[Obs.]

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

2.

Hence: An overshoe worn in wet weather.

3.

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

 

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Ga*loshe" (?), n.

Same as Galoche.

 

© Webster 1913.

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