What does the word gaiter mean?

Usage examples for gaiter

  1. A little man in civilian attire- all slouch- hat and gaiter. – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  2. The dress she held up in both hands, high above her trim gaiter- tops, was of black satin, much bedecked with heavy beaded trimming. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  3. " If she had any ambition she would be anything- just like some other lazy- boots," and now she gave the large, dangling congress gaiter of her husband a little push with the point of her slipper, for purposes of identification, as the newspapers say. – The Coast of Bohemia by William Dean Howells