Galligaskins definitions

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Loosely fitting hose or breeches worn in the 1500s and 1600s.
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Loose trousers.
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Leggings.
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Loosely fitting breeches worn in the 16th and 17th cent.
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Leggings or gaiters.
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(archaic) Large, loose breeches. A fashion in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
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Origin of galligaskins

Perhaps alteration (influenced by galley) (Gascon) of French garguesques variant of greguesques from Spanish gregüescos from griego Greek from Latin Graecus Greek