Definition of Overshoes

1. Noun. (plural of overshoe) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overshoes

1. overshoe [n] - See also: overshoe

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overshoes

overshape
overshare
overshared
overshares
oversharing
oversharp
oversheet
oversheets
overshielding
overshine
overshines
overshining
overshirt
overshirts
overshoe
overshoes (current term)
overshone
overshook
overshoot
overshooting
overshoots
overshop
overshopped
overshopping
overshops
overshorten
overshortened
overshortening
overshortens
overshot

Literary usage of Overshoes

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

1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1854)
"India Rubber overshoes is one of the greatest blessings of physical discovery. They resist moisture—they are impervious to wet ; they keep the feet warm and ..."

2. Wisconsin Plays: Second Series; Original One-act Plays from the Repertory of by Samuel Marshall Ilsley, Laura (Case) Sherry, Howard Mumford Jones, Thornton Gilman (1918)
"MATTIE BLACK I came back after my overshoes. MRS. ALLEN Did you leave them? STONE [To MATTIE.] He ain't here. MATTIE BLACK He was here. I know it. ..."

3. The Mimic World and Public Exhibitions: Their History, Their Morals, and Effects by Olive Logan (1871)
"... in India Rubber overshoes.—Fairies in Thick Boots and Demons in Stovepipe Hats.—The World Upside down.—How to muke a Crowd of Democrats Yell. ..."

4. The Californian Illustrated Magazine by Charles Frederick Holder, Edward James Livernash (1893)
"Listening to song-birds and walking through rose-petal snow to-day, and a week hence in mittens and overshoes, to the accompaniment of the whistling north ..."

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