Galoshe
Galoshe \Ga*loshe"\, n. Same as {Galoche}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Galoshe — 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; ?… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galoshe — noun a) Hence, an overshoe worn in wet weather. Nor were worthy [to] unbuckle his galoche. Chaucer. b) A gaiter, or legging, covering the upper part of the shoe and part of the leg …   Wiktionary

  • galoshe — n. gaiter; overshoe worn in wet weather; legging; clog, wooden shoe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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 + ?… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galosh — 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; ?… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galosh — /geuh losh /, n. a waterproof overshoe, esp. a high one. Also, galoshe, golosh. [1325 75; ME < OF galoche, of obscure orig.] * * * …   Universalium

  • галоша — Немецкое – Galoshe. Французское – galoche. В русском языке изначально появилось слово «калоша» и было широко известно и употребительно уже с конца XVIII в. С начальным «к» слово пришло в русский из немецкого (от Kaloshe) и означало «одежда от… …   Этимологический словарь русского языка Семенова

  • guêtre — nf. : GUÉTrA nf. (Albanais, Annecy, Balme Si., Thônes | Arvillard, Chambéry) || guéton nm. (Saxel) ; garôda nf. (Moûtiers), R.1a ; gâda (Macôt Plagne), R.2. A1) grosse guêtre en guêtre grosse toile // drap imperméable, fabriquée par les femmes du …   Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • galosh — or galoshe [gə läsh′] n. [ME galoche < OFr < ML galochium, shoe with a wooden sole < VL * calopus < Gr kalopous, lit., wooden foot < kalon, wood + pous, FOOT] 1. an overshoe, esp. a high, warmly lined overshoe of rubber and fabric… …   English World dictionary

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