overshoe


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o·ver·shoe

 (ō′vər-sho͞o′)
n.
An article of footwear worn over a shoe as protection from water, snow, or cold.

overshoe

(ˈəʊvəˌʃuː)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a protective shoe worn over an ordinary shoe

o•ver•shoe

(ˈoʊ vərˌʃu)

n.
a shoe or boot worn over another, esp. for protection in wet or cold weather.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overshoe - footwear that protects your shoes from water or snow or cold
galosh, golosh, gumshoe, arctic, rubber - a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
footgear, footwear - covering for a person's feet
Translations

overshoe

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References in classic literature ?
But she really had stepped into the puddle at the door, and her left foot was wet up to the ankle and her overshoe full of water.
When she came close and looked in she beheld indistinct forms racing up and down to the figure of the dance, the silence of their footfalls arising from their being overshoe in "scroff"--that is to say, the powdery residuum from the storage of peat and other products, the stirring of which by their turbulent feet created the nebulosity that involved the scene.
However, hat and coat and overshoes were one by one removed, and hung up in a little space in an adjacent corner; when, arrayed in a decent suit, he quietly approached the pulpit.
"Bless my overshoes!" he cried, "I've been looking everywhere for you!
The men were out in the fields all day, husking corn, and when they came in at noon, with long caps pulled down over their ears and their feet in red-lined overshoes, I used to think they were like Arctic explorers.
You don't mean to say you walked down--and without overshoes!"
"I will take some brandy," said Edna, shivering as she removed her gloves and overshoes. She drank the liquor from the glass as a man would have done.
There was no one in the anteroom; empty bottles, cloaks, and overshoes were lying about; there was a smell of alcohol, and sounds of voices and shouting in the distance.
You had better go and put on your overshoes at once.
SHE had delayed, because of the dew-wet grass, in order to put on her overshoes, and when she emerged from the house found her waiting husband absorbed in the wonder of a bursting almond-bud.
March said to the girls, who were all busied about her, one folding her shawl, another smoothing out the strings of her bonnet, a third putting on her overshoes, and a forth fastening up her travelling bag...
It was past nine o'clock when he left his own house and he set out so hurriedly that he forgot to put on his overshoes. In Main Street no one was abroad but Hop Higgins the night watchman and in the whole town no one was awake but the watchman and young George Willard, who sat in the office of the Winesburg Eagle trying to write a story.