Gamashes Ga*mash"es, n. pl. [F. gamaches.] High boots or buskins; in Scotland, short spatterdashes or riding trousers, worn over the other clothing. [1913 Webster]

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  • gamashes — ga·mash·es …   English syllables

  • gamashes — gəˈmashə̇z noun plural Etymology: Middle French gamaches, plural of gamache, modification of Old Provençal garamacha, galamacha, modification of Old Spanish guadamecí colored or embossed leather, from guadamecí, adjective, colored or embossed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gambadoes — Gam*ba does, n. pl. [I. or Sp. gamba leg. See {Gambol}, n.] Same as {Gamashes}. [1913 Webster] His thin legs tenanted a pair of gambadoes fastened at the side with rusty clasps. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gramashes — Gra*mash es, n. pl. [See {Gamashes.}] Gaiters reaching to the knee; leggings. [1913 Webster] Strong gramashes, or leggings of thick gray cloth. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clothing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Wearing apparel Nouns 1. clothing, clothes, apparel, wear, dress, attire, array, raiment, garments, garb, costume, outfit, habiliment, habit, rig, ensemble, caparison, drapery, toilette, fig, wardrobe,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Investment — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Investment >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 investment investment Sgm: N 1 covering covering &c. 223 Sgm: N 1 dress dress clothing raiment drapery costume attire guise toilet …   English dictionary for students

  • niitsítsikin — moccasin; synonyms (n) mocassin, buskin, galligaskin, gamashes, greave, gums, larrigan, legging, moccasins, rubbers, stogy, veldtschoen, antigropelos, brogue, gaiter, gambado, spatterdash …   Blackfoot - English thesaurus dictionary

  • gamogins — var. gamashes …   Useful english dictionary

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