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Meaning of GAITER

Pronunciation:  'geytur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  legging consisting of a cloth or leather covering for the leg from the knee to the ankle
  2. [n]  a shoe covering the ankle with elastic gores in the sides
  3. [n]  a cloth covering (a legging) that provides covering for the instep and ankles

GAITER is a 6 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: spat, spats
 See Also: gore, leg covering, legging, legin, shoe



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Gait"er\, n. [F. gu[^e]tre, cf. Armor. gweltren; or
    perh. of German origin, and akin to E. wear, v.]
    1. A covering of cloth or leather for the ankle and instep,
       or for the whole leg from the knee to the instep, fitting
       down upon the shoe.
    2. A kind of shoe, consisting of cloth, and covering the
  2. \Gai"ter\, v. t.
    To dress with gaiters.