horseshoes horseshoes  /ˈhɔrs ˌʃuz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it

Usage(s):

  1. There is a peculiar expression which is seen on the faces of people pitching horseshoes.
  2. Within the twin stone circles are two horseshoes of heavy rock and a vast sandstone altar.
  3. Even the Tiger slugging combination of Rudy York and Dick Wakefield might have been less effective than Luke Sewell's magically managed horseshoes.

News

  1. Recreation: Horseshoes grows in popularity in Snyder County

    "(The club) wouldn't even be here if it wasn't for him," said Susquehanna Valley Horseshoe Club member Ray Haskins. Haskins was referring to the late Ken Battram, the founder of the club which calls the East Snyder Park in Selinsgrove home. Battram founded the club in 2007, using much of his own money to fuel a personal passion for horseshoes and provide enthusiasts with a place to play. The ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Daily Item

  2. Photos: 'Toss for Tots' scores a ringer for Staten Island's children

    Corn bags stand in for horseshoes at benefit on the boardwalk
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Staten Island Advance

  3. Barstorming: Lucky T'z in Mossville

    Barstorming co-hosts Danielle Hatch and Phil Luciano try their hand at horseshoes in a friendly competition behind Lucky T'z in Mossville.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

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Quotes

  1. "I don't know where Jimmie gets his horseshoes, but he's got amazing luck and they (his team) do everything right, too," Edwards said. "So we just have to hope for something strange to happen. I say that, but I don't know if we really have to...
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Carl Edwards Source: USA Today

  2. "We don't look at it as luck," Bowen said. "Luck only happens in horseshoes."
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: Bruce Bowen Source: CBS 4

  3. "Once again, it's like horseshoes and hand grenades, it's just close," said Blue Jays manager Cito Gaston. "You get close with horseshoes, you get a point, you get close with a hand grenade, you get some points, too. Being close and losing by...
    on Aug 12, 2009 By: Cito Gaston Source: National Post

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