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English definition of “overshoes”

overshoes

noun [plural] uk   /ˈəʊ.və.ʃuːz/ us    /ˈoʊ.vɚ-/ (US also galoshes)
waterproof shoes, usually made of rubber, for wearing over an ordinary shoe in the rain or snowShoes and shoemaking
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