- either of a pair of overshoes, esp. a high, warmly lined overshoe of rubber and fabric: usually used in pl.
- Obs. any heavy shoe or boot
Origin of galoshMiddle English galoche from Old French from Medieval Latin galochium, shoe with a wooden sole from Vulgar Latin an unverified form calopus from Classical Greek kalopous, literally , wooden foot from kalon, wood + pous, foot