golosh

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Noun[edit]

golosh (plural goloshes)

  1. Alternative spelling of galosh
    • 1909, John Kendrick Bangs, The Autobiography of Methuselah[1]:
      Season of the ripe golosh; Running rivers in the street, Frozen toes, and soaking feet; Take this wreath of Poesie Dedicated unto thee, Undiluted stream of mush To the Merry Month of Slush!
    • 1912, J.M. Barrie, Tommy and Grizel[2]:
      "Are you wearing your goloshes?" said he, brightening.
    • 1928, Lawrence R. Bourne, chapter 13, Well Tackled![3]:
      “Yes, there are two distinct sets of footprints, both wearing rubber shoes—one I think ordinary plimsolls, the other goloshes,” replied the sergeant.