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  • noun Plural form of golosh.


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  • A lady goes out to take a walk on a damp day thus accoutred: An extraordinary bulk and weight of clothes, and over all an india-rubber mackintosh; on her feet are those abominations called goloshes; over her mouth she has stuck a respirator, and over her head and shoulders she carries an enormous umbrella.

    The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 354, October 9, 1886 Various

  • Of the walk it need only be said that it was very pleasant going, and rained a little coming back; that Ethel produced her "goloshes," put up her umbrella, and walked home as serenely as her concern for Bijou would admit.

    Lippincott's Magazine Of Popular Literature And Science Old Series, Vol. 36—New Series, Vol. 10, July 1885 Various

  • Last time he stayed with her, Loony got a passion for goloshes, and took every single one from the hall cupboard and hid them in the rhododendron bushes ...

    Working Without a Net Randy Lowens 2010

  • Ie bringed yoo a B-l8ed gift *hands Kafleen a pr ob shiny red goloshes 3 protekt her lubbly hoofs wiff teh fancy shooz frum teh raynes and teh muddy plases*

    I AM The Security System - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger? 2008

  • Sofas and carpets were alike wet, everybody sat in goloshes — the ladies in cloaks, the gentlemen in oilskins; the smell of the latter, and of so many wet woollen clothes, in an apartment heated by stove-heat, being almost unbearable.

    The Englishwoman in America 2007

  • A boy of six came up, grimed all over with soot like a kitten, with a shaved head, perfectly bald in places, in a torn, striped smock, and huge goloshes on his bare feet.

    A Desperate Character 2006

  • He had on goloshes, and is grown very fat and pale.

    Mens Wives 2006

  • Mr. Ratsch bawled from the passage putting on his goloshes noisily, and for the last time we heard his metallic laugh.

    The Jew and other stories 2006

  • He had dazzling india-rubber goloshes, and instead of a cravat wore a red cord with little balls on it, and over his shoulder he had hung an overcoat, also new, without putting his arms into the sleeves.

    The Witch, and other stories 2004

  • And we, my poor Watson, want overcoats and cravats and goloshes, and every aid that man ever invented to fight the weather.

    The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez. 2004


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