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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 Middle English horssho, horscho, hors schoo, equivalent to horse +‎ shoe.



horseshoe (transliteration needed)

  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.
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      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.
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      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.
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      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. (Midwest 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



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  1. To apply horseshoes to (a horse).

Usage notes

The shorter form shoe is more commonly used.


  • (to apply horseshoes): shoe


See also