galosh

or ga·loshe, go·losh

[ guh-losh ]
/ gəˈlɒʃ /

noun

a waterproof overshoe, especially a high one.

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Origin of galosh

1325–75; Middle English < Old French galoche, of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for galoshes

galoshes

goloshes

/ (ɡəˈlɒʃɪz) /

pl n

(sometimes singular) a pair of waterproof overshoes

Word Origin for galoshes

C14 (in the sense: wooden shoe): from Old French galoche, from Late Latin gallicula Gallic shoe
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