- 1A protective covering of cloth or leather for the ankle and lower leg: gaiters to keep snow out of your bootsMore example sentences
- The tails of his black cloth coat were pinned up behind to keep them from rubbing; he had on a pair of moleskin trousers and leather gaiters, and in his hand he carried a little whip of rhinoceros hide.
- Anyone planning to go on this walk should think seriously about wearing long trousers or protective gaiters because the hillsides in this part of Mount Mee State Forest have a waist-high covering of a spiky shrub called bitter pea.
- The men wear an oddly Victorian combination of stylized frock coats and gaiters, seemingly Gaultier-influenced.
- 1.2A flexible covering for the base of a gear lever or other mechanical part: the yellow gaiter around the gearstick ripped slightlyMore example sentences
- Leather is also used to trim the three-spoke sports steering wheel, the gear lever knob and gaiter and the handbrake handle.
- With the Visual Leather Pack the upgraded interior benefits from fascia inserts, and a leather-covered steering wheel, gear lever gaiter, handbrake cover and gaiter.
- The C700 units are suitable for mounting into panels up to 3mm thick and are supplied with a flexible PVC gaiter and bezel as standard, providing sealing around the knob and spindle to IP65.
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- Trousers and gaitered trousers are the preferred uniform item for the British Army late war impression.
- They wear dark blue coats with red facings and lining, and white small clothes with gaitered trousers.
- I was all gaitered up but a lot of the day was spend jumping from log to grass tussock and back to log.
early 18th century: from French guêtre, probably of Germanic origin and related to wrist.
More definitions of gaiterDefinition of gaiter in:
- The US English dictionary