Definition of galligaskins
1a : loose wide hose or breeches worn in the 16th and 17th centuriesb : very loose trousers
2 dialectal, chiefly British : leggings
Origin and Etymology of galligaskins
probably modification of Medieval French garguesques, from Old Spanish gregüescos, from griego Greek, from Latin Graecus
First Known Use: 1577
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