gallygaskins

gallygaskins

[gal-uh-gas-kinz]
noun (used with a plural verb)
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galligaskins or gallygaskins (ˌɡælɪˈɡæskɪnz)
 
pl n
1.  loose wide breeches or hose, esp as worn by men in the 17th century
2.  leather leggings, as worn in the 19th century
 
[C16: from obsolete French garguesques, from Italian grechesco Greek, from Latin Graecus]
 
gallygaskins or gallygaskins
 
pl n
 
[C16: from obsolete French garguesques, from Italian grechesco Greek, from Latin Graecus]

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