- 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.
Middle English (denoting a type of clog): via Old French from late Latin gallicula, diminutive of Latin gallica (solea) 'Gallic (shoe)'. The current sense dates from the mid 19th century.
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.
Words that rhyme with galoshawash, Bosch, bosh, brioche, cloche, cohosh, cosh, dosh, Foch, gosh, josh, mosh, nosh, posh, quash, slosh, splosh, squash, swash, tosh, wash
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