overshoe

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From over- +‎ shoe.

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overshoe (plural overshoes)

  1. A shoe worn over an ordinary shoe, either to protect from water or mud, or to prevent damage to a floor. [from 18th c.]
    • 1899, Kate Chopin, The Awakening:
      “I will take some brandy,” said Edna, shivering as she removed her gloves and overshoes.

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