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noun 
  1. 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.
      1. 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.
      1. 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.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: schoen(nl)m
  • French: fer(fr)m í  cheval
  • German: Schuh(de)m
  • Italian: ferro di cavallo
  • Spanish: zapata(es)f
verb (shoes, shoeing, shod)
  1. To equip an object with a protection against wear.
    • The billiard cue stick was shod in silver.
      1. To put horseshoes on a horse.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: beslaan(nl)
  • German: beschlagen(de)
  • Italian: ferrare(it)
Etymology: From scoh / sceoh, compare with German schuh


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