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  • n  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
  • n  (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time
  • n  U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
  • n  a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
  • v  furnish with shoes
    the children were well shoed

  • Generations of American males surreptitiously added inches to their height by wearing Adler elevatorsordinary-looking shoes that contained hidden built-in platforms.
  • Hastily, the crew put both shoes in a safe place reserved on all planes for bomb disposal.
  • Plastic shoes have been around for years, and 35 companies now turn them out.
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  • LeBron James in AFP
    Asked to react to the perceived snub towards his hometown Cleveland, James said, "I can't get involved in that. I feel awful about leaving. I didn't want to make an emotional decision. Put the shoe on the other foot. If the Cavs got rid of me would...
  • Joe Girardi in Hartford Courant
    The dirt clearly goes on his shoe,Girardi said. "But that was not my intent. You're not allowed to make contact with them, so maybe that's considered contact."
  • Julia Carson in
    My wonderful doctor cured the leg, and I went into rehabilitation, planning to be back in Washington shortly,Carson said in the statement. "Then, the second shoe fell - heavily. My doctor discovered lung cancer. It had gone into remission...

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