- (obsolete) A clog or patten.
Etymology: From galoche, galache, galage (meaning shoe) < galoche, perhaps altered from gallica ( meaning a Gallic shoe), or from calopedia (meaning wooden shoe, or shoe with a wooden sole) < diminutive of ??????, a shoemaker's last; wood + foot.
- Nor were worthy to unbuckle his galoche. - Chaucer.
- Hence, an overshoe worn in wet weather.
- A gaiter, or legging, covering the upper part of the shoe and part of the leg.
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