Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In armor, the piece forming the end of the solleret and inclosing the toes; also, the accessory or additional piece forming a long and pointed termination to the solleret. See cut in preceding column.
  • n. Same as toe-cap.

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Examples

  • For if the slit in front, the toe-piece, and the upper leather can be made, then shoes can be made; and if shoes, then also the front slit and toe-piece.

    Rhetoric

  • Smith's for overreach plate rocker bar slipper, BrouĂ©'s slipper and bar-clip, Einsiedel's three-quarter three-quarter bar thinned tip tip with 'dropped' heel with extended toe-piece with extended toe-piece (Nunn's) with heel-clip with 'set' heel

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • This, to a very great extent, may be remedied by the use of a shoe with calkins and an extended toe-piece (see Fig. 84).

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • The benefit to be derived from the shoe with an extended toe-piece in a case of excessive knuckling is admirably shown in a brief report of a case, under the title of 'Hooked Foot,' in vol.xiv. of the _Veterinary Record_, p. 716:

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • In such cases benefit is sometimes derived from the application of a shoe with an extended toe-piece (see Figs. 84 and 108).

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • The horse was a big animal, and freshly shod with heavy shoes, on which a toe-piece and calkins were used.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • Where this has occurred, and the animal walks continuously on his toe, the shoe with the projecting toe-piece (Fig. 84) must be applied.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • When the continual use of the toe-piece appears inadvisable, the shoe devised by

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • By means of an elongated toe-piece to the shoe and calkins, which were shortened every fifteen days, the filly was completely cured in seventy days. '

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • In giving directions for this shoe to be made the veterinary surgeon must, when referring to the length of the toe-piece, be guided entirely by the condition of the case.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

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