Related formsun·shod, adjectivewell-shod, adjective
Definition for shod (2 of 2)
noun, plural shoes, (especially British Dialect) shoon.
- a member supporting one end of a truss or girder in a bridge.
- a hard and sharp foot of a pile or caisson for piercing underlying soil.
- a cuplike metal piece for protecting the bottom of a leg.
- a fillet beneath an ornamental foot, as a pad or scroll foot.
verb (used with object), shod or shoed, shod or shoed or shod·den, shoe·ing.
Origin of shoe
Related formsshoe·less, adjectivere·shoe, verb (used with object), re·shod, re·shoe·ing.un·der·shoe, nounun·shoed, adjective
Can be confusedshoe shoo
Examples from the Web for shod
We were wrapped up and shod with thick boots; I took his hand and we started off at haphazard.Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, Complete|Gustave Droz
He thrust the shod point of his spear handle into the flat stone used as a seat in front of the house.Ifugao Law|R. F. Burton
When she heard the steps of a shod person the last spark of life glimmered feebly up in her.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Not a ripple moved before him; his steps fell on the rocky bottom as if he had been shod with velvet.Days Off|Henry Van Dyke
Their horses were then shod, having previously been carefully trained to prepare them for long marches and hard work.
British Dictionary definitions for shod (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for shod (2 of 2)
- one of a matching pair of coverings shaped to fit the foot, esp one ending below the ankle, having an upper of leather, plastic, etc, on a sole and heel of heavier leather, rubber, or synthetic material
- (as modifier)shoe cleaner
verb shoes, shoeing or shod (tr)
Word Origin for shoe
Idioms and Phrases with shod
In addition to the idiom beginning with shoe
- shoe is on the other foot, the
- comfortable as an old shoe
- fill someone's shoes
- if the shoe fits
- in someone's shoes
- step into someone's shoes
- wait for the other shoe to drop