Definition of "shoe" [shoe]

  • (noun) A durable covering for the human foot, made of leather or similar material with a rigid sole and heel, usually extending no higher than the ankle.
  • (noun) A horseshoe.
  • (noun) A part or device that is located at the base of something or that functions as a protective covering, as:
  • (noun) A strip of metal fitted onto the bottom of a sled runner.
  • (noun) The base for the supports of the superstructure of a bridge.

Use "shoe" in a sentence

  • "_want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe_"
  • "I was wondering if you could possibly find out the origin of the term shoe in, meaning someone will win for sure."
  • ""Brogue" the shoe comes from the Irish word "brĂ³g," which probably derives from an Old Norse term meaning "leg covering.""

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