Definition of Shoe

1. Noun. 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. Verb. Furnish with shoes. "The children were well shoed"

3. Noun. (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time.
Category relationships: Card Game, Cards
Generic synonyms: Case

4. Noun. U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof.
Exact synonyms: Horseshoe
Generic synonyms: Plate, Scale, Shell

5. Noun. A restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation.
Exact synonyms: Brake Shoe, Skid
Terms within: Brake Lining
Group relationships: Drum Brake
Generic synonyms: Constraint, Restraint
Derivative terms: Skid

Definition of Shoe

1. n. 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.

2. v. t. To furnish with a shoe or shoes; to put a shoe or shoes on; as, to shoe a horse, a sled, an anchor.

3. n. The outer cover or tread of a pneumatic tire, esp. for an automobile.

Definition of Shoe

1. Noun. 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 boots, which do. ¹

2. Noun. A piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse's foot as a means of protection; a horseshoe. ¹

3. Noun. Something resembling a shoe by function, like a ''brake shoe''. ¹

4. Verb. To put shoes on one's feet. ¹

5. Verb. To put horseshoes on a horse. ¹

6. Verb. To equip an object with a protection against wear. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shoe

1. a covering for the foot [n SHOES or SHOON] / to provide with shoes [v SHOD or SHOED, SHODDEN, SHOEING, SHOES]

Medical Definition of Shoe

1. Origin: OE. Sho, scho, AS. Sch, sceoh; akin to OFries. Sk, OS. Skh, D. Schoe, schoen, G. Schuh, OHG. Scuoh, Icel. Skr, Dan. & Sw. Sko, Goth. Skhs; of unknown origin. 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) "Spare none but such as go in clouted shoon." (Shak) 2. Anything resembling a shoe in form, position, or use. Specifically: A plate or rim of iron nailed to the hoof of an animal to defend it from injury. A band of iron or steel, or a ship of wood, fastened to the bottom of the runner of a sleigh, or any vehicle which slides on the snow. A drag, or sliding piece of wood or iron, placed under the wheel of a loaded vehicle, to retard its motion in going down a hill. The part of a railroad car brake which presses upon the wheel to retard its motion. A plate, or notched piece, interposed between a moving part and the stationary part on which it bears, to take the wear and afford means of adjustment; called also slipper, and gib. Shoe is often used adjectively, or in composition; as, shoe buckle, or shoe-buckle; shoe latchet, or shoe-latchet; shoe leathet, or shoe-leather; shoe string, shoe-string, or shoestring. Shoe of an anchor. 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoe

shodan
shodden
shoddier
shoddies
shoddiest
shoddily
shoddiness
shoddinesses
shoddy
shoddy fever
shoddyism
shoddyisms
shode
shoder
shoders
shoe (current term)
shoe-leather
shoe-polish
shoe-shop
shoe black
shoe boil
shoe bomb
shoe bomber
shoe box
shoe industry
shoe insert
shoe inserts
shoe lace
shoe leather
shoe lift

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