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GALO'CHE, n. A patten, clog or wooden shoe, or a shoe to be worn over another shoe to keep the foot dry. It is written also galoshe.




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GALO'CHE, n. A patten, clog or wooden shoe, or a shoe to be worn over another shoe to keep the foot dry. It is written also galoshe.


GA-LOCHE', n. [Fr. from Sp. galocha, a clog or wooden shoe.]

A patten, clog or wooden shoe, or a shoe to be worn over another shoe to keep the foot dry. It is written also galoshe.


Ga*loche"
  1. A clog or patten.

    [Obs.]

    Nor were worthy [to] unbuckle his galoche. Chaucer.

  2. Hence: An overshoe worn in wet weather.
  3. A gaiter, or legging, covering the upper part of the shoe and part of the leg.
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Galoche

GALO'CHE, noun A patten, clog or wooden shoe, or a shoe to be worn over another shoe to keep the foot dry. It is written also galoshe.

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