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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A clog or patten.
  • n. Hence, an overshoe worn in wet weather.
  • n. A gaiter, or legging, covering the upper part of the shoe and part of the leg.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as galoche.

Etymologies

From Middle English galoche, galache, galage (meaning shoe), from Old French galoche, perhaps altered from Latin gallica ( meaning a Gallic shoe), or from Late Latin calopedia (meaning wooden shoe, or shoe with a wooden sole), from Ancient Greek diminutive of καλόπους ("a shoemaker's last; wood + foot"). (Wiktionary)

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