He listened, a little confused, trying to catch up, while he pulled off his galoshes to reveal tan suede moccasin boots.
Both garment and galoshes were quite useless to me in this hot country.
Miss Burt in galoshes and with a wrap over her head was coming up the garden.
Wassermann from the Customs House came down too, his galoshes leaving a long dragging trail in the dry sand.
There are tracks on the little porch, my dear girl, not made by your galoshes.
At last she was off, Mijnheer's galoshes wallowing about her feet, his black-caped mackintosh thrown round her shoulders.
Would you go out in the grounds where we sat yesterday and fetch my galoshes?
Perhaps I'd better send him one for Christmas instead of a pair of galoshes.
"I believe her galoshes are in the passage outside her door," he said, and hurried after her.
But it was the galoshes of Manhattan that saved his feet from freezing.
mid-14c., kind of footwear consisting of a wooden sole fastened onto the foot with leather thongs, perhaps from Old French galoche (singular), from Late Latin gallicula, diminutive of gallica (solea) "a Gallic (sandal)" [Klein]. Alternative etymology [Barnhart, Hatz.-Darm.] is from Vulgar Latin *galopia, from Greek kalopodion, diminutive of kalopous "shoemaker's last," from kalon "wood" + pous "foot" (see foot (n.)). The surname Galocher is attested from c.1300. Modern meaning "rubber covering of a boot or shoe" is from 1853.