Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A moccasin with knee-high leggings made of oiled leather.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A boot of undressed leather, worn principally by lumbermen.

Etymologies

Origin unknown.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • "W'at you t'ink 'bout Leloo, now?" grinned the Indian, as he rose from his knee and wiped his bloody knife upon his larrigan.

    Connie Morgan in the Fur Country

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