spats

spats
n. leather gaiter, covering worn over the shoe spæt n. minor quarrel; light slap; gaiter that covers the instep and ankle and is fastened to a shoe by a strap under the heel; young oyster or other shellfish v. quarrel; slap lightly; deposit eggs, produce spawn (of shellfish)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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