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English definition of “gaiters”

gaiters

noun [plural]     /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 boots Protective clothing
(Definition of gaiters noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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