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[shod] /ʃɒd/
a simple past tense and past participle of shoe.
Related forms
unshod, adjective
well-shod, adjective Unabridged
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  • Miss Manning stamped her shapely, well-shod foot petulantly.

    Shoe-Bar Stratton Joseph Bushnell Ames
  • And Susan tapped the pavement with a well-shod boot and showed her white teeth.

    The Strollers Frederic S. Isham
  • But finding soon another roadBeneath his well-shod feet, The snorting boast began to trot,Which gall'd him in his seat.

  • Miss Pierce stamped a well-shod foot in memory of her manifold wrongs.

    The Clarion Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • We could see, without taking a step beyond the doorway, traces of a well-shod foot in the dust lying thickly on every tread.

    The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow Anna Katharine Green
  • "I have been trying to get my arch up," continued Josie, sticking out her own well-shod little foot.

    Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman Emma Speed Sampson
  • The prints of a well-shod horse would be unmistakable, and with this thought he grew more patient, and waited on.

    The Silver Canyon George Manville Fenn
  • "All these were made by well-shod horses," said the sergeant, after examining the tracks critically.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The people at the wayside stations are all well-dressed and well-shod.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • Her small, well-shod feet were marvellous to him; likewise her exquisite silken ankles.

    The Woman from Outside Hulbert Footner
British Dictionary definitions for well-shod


the past participle of shoe
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Word Origin and History for well-shod



"wearing shoes," late 14c., from Middle English past participle of shoe (v.), surviving chiefly in compounds, e.g. roughshod, slipshod, etc.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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