- A protective covering for the foot, with a bottom part composed of thick leather or plastic sole and often a thicker heel, and a softer upper part made of leather or synthetic material. Shoes generally do not extend above the ankle, as opposed to boot, boots, which do.
- Get your shoes on now, or you'll be late for school.
- A piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse's foot as a means of protection; a horseshoe.
- Throw the from behind the line, and try to get it to land circling (a ringer) or touching the far stake.
- Something resembling a shoe by function, like a brake shoe.
- Remember to turn the rotors when replacing the brake shoes, or they will wear out unevenly.
verb (shoes, shoeing, shod)
- Dutch: schoen(nl)m
- French: fer(fr)m í cheval
- German: Schuh(de)m
- Italian: ferro di cavallo
- Spanish: zapata(es)f
- To equip an object with a protection against wear.
- The billiard cue stick was shod in silver.
- To put horseshoes on a horse.
Etymology: From scoh / sceoh, compare with German schuh
- Dutch: beslaan(nl)
- German: beschlagen(de)
- Italian: ferrare(it)
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