Gaiter meaning

gātər
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A tubular collar fitting closely around the neck, often worn by skiers.
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An overshoe with a cloth top.
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An ankle-high shoe with elastic sides.
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A cloth or leather covering for the instep and ankle, and, sometimes, the calf of the leg; spat or legging.
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A shoe with elastic in the sides and no lacing.
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A high overshoe with cloth upper.
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A covering of cloth or leather for the ankle and instep; see spats.
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A covering cloth or leather for the whole leg from the knee to the instep, fitting down upon the shoe.
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Part of the ecclesiastical garb of a bishop.
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To dress with gaiters.
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Origin of gaiter

  • French guêtre from Old French guietre of Germanic origin wer-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the French guêtre.

    From Wiktionary