shoes; shoeing; shoed

Definitions 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
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    a shoe for a child or woman that has a strap around the ankle
    baby shoe
    a shoe designed to be worn by infants
    a sturdy laced walking shoe
    a high shoe with laces over the tongue
    bowling shoe
    a special shoe worn when bowling
    brogan, brogue, clodhopper, work shoe
    a thick and heavy shoe
    a shoe covering the ankle; worn by ancient Romans
    chopine, platform
    a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole
    chukka, chukka boot
    a shoe that comes up to the ankle and is laced through two or three pairs of eyelets; often made of suede
    shoes with leather or metal projections on the soles
    congress boot, congress gaiter, congress shoe
    an ankle high shoe with elastic gussets in the sides
    fin, flipper
    a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater)
    a shoe covering the ankle with elastic gores in the sides
    ghillie, gillie
    a shoe without a tongue and with decorative lacing up the instep
    gym shoe, sneaker, tennis shoe
    a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole
    a low leather step-in shoe; the top resembles a moccasin but it has a broad flat heel
    mocassin, moccasin
    soft leather shoe; originally worn by Native Americans
    a low shoe laced over the instep
    a low-cut shoe without fastenings
    running shoe
    a light comfortable shoe designed for running
    sabot, wooden shoe
    a shoe carved from a single block of wood
    a shoe consisting of a sole fastened by straps to the foot
    sling, slingback
    a shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel
    a shoe designed for comfortable walking
    walking shoe
    a light comfortable shoe designed for vigorous walking
    a shoe with a wedge heel
    wing tip
    a shoe having a wing-tip toecap
    a shoe with a very thin, very high heel
    a low leather shoe with no laces
    a sandal with a sole made of rope or rubber and a cloth upper part
    flip-flop, thong
    a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
    huarache, huaraches
    a sandal with flat heels and an upper of woven leather straps
    a light gym shoe with a rubber sole and a canvas top
    pusher, zori
    a sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toes
    saddle oxford, saddle shoe
    an oxford with a saddle of contrasting color
    a lightweight flexible sandal with a sturdy sole; worn as play shoes by children and as sportswear by adults
    spectator, spectator pump
    a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel
    a winged sandal (as worn by Hermes in Graeco-Roman art)
    type of:
    footgear, footwear
    covering for a person's feet
  2. noun
    U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
    synonyms: horseshoe
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    plate, scale, shell
    a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
  3. noun
    a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
    synonyms: brake shoe, skid
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    constraint, restraint
    a device that impede's something's motion
  4. noun
    (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time
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    a portable container for carrying several objects
  5. verb
    furnish with shoes
    “the children were well shoed
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    apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog
    provide with clothes or put clothes on
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