overshoe

[ oh-ver-shoo ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌʃu /

noun

a shoe or boot usually worn over another for protection in wet or cold weather, especially a waterproof outer shoe.

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Origin of overshoe

First recorded in 1570–80; over- + shoe
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British Dictionary definitions for overshoe

overshoe
/ (ˈəʊvəˌʃuː) /

noun

a protective shoe worn over an ordinary shoe
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