Pronunciation: shŌ
n.1.A covering for the human foot, usually made of leather, having a thick and somewhat stiff sole and a lighter top. It differs from a boot on not extending so far up the leg.
Your hose should be ungartered, . . . yourshoe untied.
- Shak.
2.(Arch.) Anything resembling a shoe in form, position, or use.
3.The outer cover or tread of a pneumatic tire, esp. for an automobile.
Shoe of an anchor
a - (Naut.) A small block of wood, convex on the back, with a hole to receive the point of the anchor fluke, - used to prevent the anchor from tearing the planks of the vessel when raised or lowered.
b - A broad, triangular piece of plank placed upon the fluke to give it a better hold in soft ground.
Shoe block
(Naut.) a block with two sheaves, one above the other, and at right angles to each other.
Shoe bolt
a bolt with a flaring head, for fastening shoes on sleigh runners.
Shoe pac
a kind of moccasin. See Pac.
Shoe stone
a sharpening stone used by shoemakers and other workers in leather.
v. t.1.To furnish with a shoe or shoes; to put a shoe or shoes on; as, to shoe a horse, a sled, an anchor.
[imp. & p. p. Shod; p. pr. & vb. n. Shoeing.]
2.To protect or ornament with something which serves the purpose of a shoe; to tip.
Noun1.shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
2.shoe - (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time
3.shoe - U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
Synonyms: horseshoe
4.Shoeshoe - a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
Synonyms: brake shoe, skid
Verb1.shoe - furnish with shoes; "the children were well shoed"
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