Usage examples "gaiter":
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",
A little man in civilian attire- all slouch- hat and gaiter.
- "On the Heels of De Wet",
The Intelligence Officer.
" 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",
William Dean Howells.