galoshes and rubbers and overshoes, oh my (UNCLASSIFIED)

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 8 21:05:54 UTC 2012

With the OED, you have to remember to drop the plural, so if you look
under Welly, it's there. I thought I had posted on this earlier, but now
I can't find the message. Perhaps I lost it somewhere along the way ;-)
Or, perhaps, I dropped the issue because it /is/ in the OED. I just
don't recall the circumstances.


On 6/8/2012 10:14 AM, Mullins, Bill AMRDEC wrote:
> Wellington n1 2.b. A waterproof boot usu. reaching the knee, worn in
> wet or muddy conditions. Usu. pl. OED doesn't seem to have "Wellies".

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