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[ shoo ]
/ ʃu /
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noun, plural shoes, (especially British Dialect) shoon [shoon]. /ʃun/.
verb (used with object), shod or shoed, shod or shoed or shod·den, shoe·ing.
to provide or fit with a shoe or shoes.
to protect or arm at the point, edge, or face with a ferrule, metal plate, or the like.
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Idioms about shoe

Origin of shoe

First recorded before 900; (noun) Middle English scho(o), Old English sceō(h), cognate with German Schuh, Old Norse skōr, Gothic skōhs; (verb) Middle English schon, Old English scōg(e)an, cognate with Middle Low German schoi(g)en, Old Norse skūa

OTHER WORDS FROM shoe

shoeless, adjectivere·shoe, verb (used with object), re·shod, re·shoe·ing.un·der·shoe, nounun·shoed, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH shoe

shoe , shoo
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British Dictionary definitions for shoe

shoe
/ (ʃuː) /

noun
verb shoes, shoeing or shod (tr)

Word Origin for shoe

Old English scōh; related to Old Norse skōr, Gothic skōhs, Old High German scuoh
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