from The Century Dictionary.

  • Galoshes. See galosh.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of goloe-shoe.


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  • They wore to protect these frail shoes, when walking on the ill-paved streets, various forms of overshoes, known as goloe-shoes, clogs, pattens, etc.

    Home Life in Colonial Days

  • I can see her now, shod with goloe-shoes against mud or snow, with her manlike walk and independent air, quite too formidable to suggest attack.

    Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker

  • Now, as soon as thou hast put on thy slippers and goloe-shoes, go to thy father, who has been told of thy misbehaviour, and who will reprove thee for it. "

    Janice Meredith


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