galoshes


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galoshes

(ɡəˈlɒʃɪz) or

goloshes

pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) (sometimes singular) a pair of waterproof overshoes
[C14 (in the sense: wooden shoe): from Old French galoche, from Late Latin gallicula Gallic shoe]

galoshes

overshoes
Translations

galoshes

[gəˈlɒʃɪz] nplcaoutchoucs mpl (pour protéger les chaussures)

galoshes

plGummischuhe pl, → Galoschen pl

galoshes

[gəˈlɒʃɪz] ncalosce fpl
References in classic literature ?
A tall, bald-headed old man with a red nose, wearing a dressing gown and with galoshes on his bare feet, stood in the anteroom.
Makar Alexeevich came twice that evening shuffling along in his galoshes as far as the door and stopped and looked ingratiatingly at Pierre.
If you will give me five minutes to fetch my mackintosh and galoshes, it would interest me to see whether I have profited by the lessons I took in Scotland.
Suppose Fraulein Wundermacher should pounce upon me suddenly from behind, coming up noiselessly in her galoshes, and shatter my castles with her customary triumphant "Fetzt halte ich dich aber fest
As the voices came round one corner, I whisked in my noiseless clothes round the next, and it was only Fraulein Wundermacher, a person of resource, who discovered that all she needed for my successful circumvention was galoshes.
I must tell you," said she, "that to-day is my birthday; and in honor of it, a pair of walking-shoes or galoshes has been entrusted to me, which I am to carry to mankind.
No one had heard him, and Konstantin, taking off his galoshes, listened to what the gentleman in the jerkin was saying.
Early NCR subscribers William and Lorraine D'Antonio have been married 65 years, yet they can still recall in detail their "beginning of beginning to be together" when Bill left his galoshes at Lorraine's home after a Christmas cocktail party that she and her friends had hosted.
around in their galoshes, and in a bank of clouds that follow them
Each was wearing galoshes, which Brandt referred to as ''big boots.
gDiapers' trademark 'g' debuts on 3 new solid color gPants today: gumdrop purple , galoshes green and gigabyte blue .
Participants wearing decent snow boots were at a great advantage, whereas those in standard office shoes were suffering, even if they had go the all important spiked galoshes, which go over the shoes and offer some grip on the ice.