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track shoe

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  1. a light, heelless, usually leather shoe having either steel spikes for use outdoors on a cinder or dirt track, or a rubber sole for use indoors on a board floor.
  2. the part of a track-brake mechanism that slows or stops a vehicle.

Origin of track shoe

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for track shoe

track shoe

  1. either of a pair of light running shoes fitted with steel spikes for better gripAlso called: spike
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