congress gaiter


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Noun1.congress gaiter - an ankle high shoe with elastic gussets in the sides
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
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It won't be long before you'll think yourself lucky to go sloppin' around in Congress gaiters and cotton stockin's two pair for a quarter.
His calves grew into his feet, for the broken elastic sides of his Congress gaiters were swelled full with the fat of him.

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