Definitions of shoe

  1. To furnish with a shoe or shoes; to protect or strengthen by putting on a rim, etc.
  2. To furnish with shoes: to cover at the bottom:- pr. p. shoeing; pa. t. and pa. p. shod.
  3. To furnish with shoes.
  4. To furnish with or put on shoes; to cover at the bottom.
  5. Shoeing.
  6. restraint provided when the linings of the brake shoes are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to stop its rotation
  7. nailed to underside of horse's hoof
  8. 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
  9. ( card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time
  10. U- shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
  11. furnish with shoes; " the children were well shoed"
  12. The outer cover or tread of a pneumatic tire, esp. for an automobile.
  13. 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.
  14. Anything resembling a shoe in form, position, or use.
  15. A plate or rim of iron nailed to the hoof of an animal to defend it from injury.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. The part of a railroad car brake which presses upon the wheel to retard its motion.
  19. A trough- shaped or spout- shaped member, put at the bottom of the water leader coming from the eaves gutter, so as to throw the water off from the building.
  20. The trough or spout for conveying the grain from the hopper to the eye of the millstone.
  21. An inclined trough in an ore- crushing mill.
  22. An iron socket or plate to take the thrust of a strut or rafter.
  23. An iron socket to protect the point of a wooden pile.
  24. To furnish with a shoe or shoes; to put a shoe or shoes on; as, to shoe a horse, a sled, an anchor.
  25. To protect or ornament with something which serves the purpose of a shoe; to tip.
  26. 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.
  27. A covering for the foot, usually of leather; anything used for the protection of the foot, or the part touching the ground, as the metal plate protecting the hoof of an animal, the strip of steel fastened on a sled- runner, etc.; the outer covering of a rubber tire for automobiles.
  28. A covering for the foot: a rim of iron nailed to the hoof of an animal to keep it from injury: anything in form or use like a shoe:- pl. SHOES ( shooz).
  29. A covering for the foot; iron rim fastened to an animal's hoof.
  30. A covering or protection for the foot.
  31. Shoemaker.
  32. Shod.