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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Galoche \Ga*loche"\, Galoshe \Ga*loshe"\, [OE. galoche, galache, galage, shoe, F. galoche galoche, perh. altered fr. L. gallica a Gallic shoe, or fr. LL. calopedia wooden shoe, or shoe with a wooden sole, Gr. ?, dim. of ?, ?, a shoemaker's last; ? wood + ? foot.] 1. A clog or patten. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Nor were worthy [to] unbuckle his galoche. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: An overshoe worn in wet weather, especially a waterproof rubber overshoe extending over the ankle, worn over one's regular shoes; now usually written galosh. It is used mostly in the plural; as, it's raining, so put your galoshes on. [1913 Webster +PJC] 3. A gaiter, or legging, covering the upper part of the shoe and part of the leg. [1913 Webster]