larrigan

[ lar-i-guh n ]
/ ˈlær ɪ gən /

noun

a knee-high boot of oiled leather with a moccasin foot, worn by lumbermen and trappers.

Nearby words

  1. laron type dwarfism,
  2. larouche,
  3. larousse,
  4. larp,
  5. larrey's amputation,
  6. larrikin,
  7. larrocha,
  8. larrup,
  9. larruping,
  10. larry

Origin of larrigan

First recorded in 1885–90; origin uncertain

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British Dictionary definitions for larrigan

larrigan

/ (ˈlærɪɡən) /

noun

a knee-high oiled leather moccasin boot worn by trappers, etc

Word Origin for larrigan

C19: of unknown origin

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