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  • n. Plural form of gaiter.


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  • "a kind of spatterdashes or boots made with cloth, worn by soldiers." Also (archaically) spelled gaithers. In the 18th century, coverings of cloth, leather, etc. for the ankle, or ankle and lower leg, usually worn by men. (i.e. not really boots)

    February 13, 2007