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English definition of “gaiters”

gaiters

noun [plural] uk   /ˈɡeɪ.təz/ us    /-t̬ɚz/
a pair of coverings for the lower half of the legs, often worn in the past but worn now mainly by people who go walking or climbing in order to stop earth and water from entering their bootsProtective clothing
(Definition of gaiters from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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