a shoe made of a single block of wood hollowed out, worn especially by farmers and workers in the Netherlands, France, Belgium, etc.
a shoe with a thick wooden sole and sides and a top of coarse leather.
a wooden or metal disk formerly attached to a projectile in a muzzleloading cannon.
a soft metal ring at the base of a projectile that makes the projectile conform to the rifling grooves of a gun.
- sa·boted [sa-bohd, sab-ohd], /sæˈboʊd, ˈsæb oʊd/, adjective
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How to use sabot in a sentence
The boy drew pictures in the loose sand with the toe of his sabot and brushed them away one after the other.Seeing Things at Night | Heywood Broun
"I came here before my children woke, because it pierces my heart to listen to their crying," the sabot-maker said dejectedly.The False Chevalier | William Douw Lighthall
One was a perfect staple, another the letter "L," another like an axe-head, and one like a peasant's sabot.The Magnetic North | Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
A sabot filled with salt, a frying-pan, and a large kettle hung inside the chimney.The Country Doctor | Honore de Balzac
"There's many a pretty foot in a sabot," retorted Peter, with an air of philosophy.The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes | Israel Zangwill
British Dictionary definitions for sabot
a shoe made from a single block of wood
a shoe with a wooden sole and a leather or cloth upper
a lightweight sleeve in which a subcalibre round is enclosed in order to make it fit the rifling of a firearm. After firing the sabot drops away
Australian a small sailing boat with a shortened bow
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