Definitions for "Galoshes"
Protective rubber or water-proof covering for shoes or overshoebfor rainy days. Galoshes were often hightop in the 19th century. In the 20th century there were low-cut galoshes for shoes like men's oxfords. Boys more commonly wore boot-like galoshes. In the 1940s boys' boot-like galoshes often had metal fastners.