Definition of Gaiter

1. Noun. A cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles.

Exact synonyms: Spat
Generic synonyms: Leg Covering, Legging, Leging



2. Noun. A shoe covering the ankle with elastic gores in the sides.
Terms within: Gore, Panel
Generic synonyms: Shoe

3. Noun. Legging consisting of a cloth or leather covering for the leg from the knee to the ankle.
Generic synonyms: Leg Covering, Legging, Leging

Definition of Gaiter

1. n. A covering of cloth or leather for the ankle and instep, or for the whole leg from the knee to the instep, fitting down upon the shoe.

2. v. t. To dress with gaiters.

Definition of Gaiter

1. Noun. A covering of cloth or leather for the ankle and instep; see spats ¹

2. Noun. A covering cloth or leather for the whole leg from the knee to the instep, fitting down upon the shoe. ¹

3. Noun. Part of the ecclesiastical garb of a bishop. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gaiter

1. a covering for the lower leg [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaiter

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gainstriving
gaintaking
gainturn
gainturning
gainward
gainwise
gainyield
gair
gairfowl
gairfowls
gairs
gait
gait apraxia
gaited
gaiter (current term)
gaitered
gaiterless
gaiterlike
gaiters
gaiting
gaitite
gaits
gaitt
gaitts
gajillion
gajillions
gajo
gajos
gak

Literary usage of Gaiter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1855)
"0 gaiter-boot 1 . To piety you 're shocking ; 1 only know Of one thing worse, And that 'ea snow-white stocking. ño neat and clean, Together seen, ..."

2. The Surgeon's Practical Guide in Dressing, and in the Methodic Application by Thomas Cutler (1836)
"WEISS'S ELASTIC gaiter. This gaiter is constructed of India-rubber, lacing along \K '. J the outside of the foot and ankle ; it serves admirably for sprains ..."

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