Definition of Gamashes

1. n. pl. High boots or buskins; in Scotland, short spatterdashes or riding trousers, worn over the other clothing.



Definition of Gamashes

1. Noun. High boots or buskins. ¹

2. Noun. (Scotland) Short spatterdashes or riding trousers, worn over the other clothing. ¹

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Definition of Gamashes

1. boots worn by horseback riders [n]

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Literary usage of Gamashes

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1. A Glossary and Etymological Dictionary of Obsolete and Uncommon Words by William Toone (1832)
"gamashes, a sort of clothing for the legs, similar to the modern gaiter. ... lay my richest suit on the top, My velvet slippers, cloth of gold gamashes, &c. ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1845)
"Your shoes and your gamashes ! " "Keep still, Jago," cried Don Manuel sharply, " or I will so shoe you that you shall remember Manuel M to the very last day ..."

3. Lean's Collectanea by Vincent Stuckey Lean, Julia Lucy Woodward (1903)
"Daccus is all bedaub'd with golden lace, Hose, doublet, jerkin and gamashes too. Davies, Sc. of Folly, p. 7. He goes very spruce in his Spanish leather ..."

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