Definition of galosh in English:
- Not your typical galoshes, the slick rubber booties have an adorable white heel and are less about puddle-splashing, more about stylish strolls in the mist.
- Rubber boots or galoshes protect your feet but it is also important to protect your eyes and hands.
- New England Overshoe makes ‘performance over-shoes,’ which are galoshes with traction soles that fit over sneakers, sandals, wing tips, or other shoes for waterproof use on street and trail.
A galosh was originally a type of clog. It comes via Old French from late Latin gallicula, a diminutive of Latin gallica (solea) ‘Gallic (shoe)’. The current use of the word for a waterproof overshoe dates from the mid 19th century.
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