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2 ENTRIES FOUND:

gaiter

noun gai·ter \ˈgā-tər\

: a cloth or leather covering worn over the lower part of the leg especially to keep the legs and ankles dry when hiking

Full Definition of GAITER

1
:  a cloth or leather leg covering reaching from the instep to above the ankle or to mid-calf or knee
2
a :  an overshoe with fabric upper
b :  an ankle-high shoe with elastic gores in the sides

Origin of GAITER

French guêtre
First Known Use: 1775

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