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A metal horseshoe (1)
Calks (identified by the letter "C" on the shown horseshoe} consist of spur-point and a shank to form an antislipping device.

Од Средњи Енглески horssho, horscho, hors schoo, equivalent to Африканс.



horseshoe (plural horseshoes)

  1. The U-shaped metallic shoe of a horse.
    • 1887, David A. Wells, "The Economic Disturbances since 1873", III, Popular Science 31 (no. 37): 595
      And what has been thus affirmed of other leading commodities; the blacksmith, for example, no longer making, but buying his horseshoes, nails, nuts, and bolts;
  2. A U-shaped piece of metal used to play the game horseshoes.
    • Lua грешка in Модул:quote at line 162: The parameter "lang" (language code) is missing..
      Each player has a turn at tossing his horseshoes, one at a time, at the stob opposite him. His opponent then throws his horseshoes.
  3. The U shape of a horseshoe.
    • Lua грешка in Модул:quote at line 162: The parameter "lang" (language code) is missing..
      If there are no missing teeth and tooth alignment is good, two opposing well-defined horseshoes are seen. If, however, your denitition is mal-aligned or is missing anterior teeth, this pattern too should be reflected in the bite mark.
  4. (bodybuilding, сленг) A well-developed set of triceps brachii muscles.
    • Lua грешка in Модул:quote at line 162: The parameter "lang" (language code) is missing..
      The lateral head of your triceps forms the outside of the horseshoe, the long head forms the inside, the medial head lies beneath the long head, and the tendon occupies the flat space in the middle.
  5. (logic) The symbol .
  6. (Midwestern US) An open-faced sandwich originating from Springfield, Illinois State, consisting of thick-sliced toasted bread, often Texas toast, a hamburger patty, French fries, and a cheese sauce.

Derived terms[уреди]



horseshoe (third-person singular simple present horseshoes, present participle horseshoeing, simple past and past participle horseshoed or horseshod)

  1. To apply horseshoes to (a horse).

Usage notes[уреди]

The shorter form shoe is more commonly used.


  • (to apply horseshoes): shoe


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