Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the feet, or the shoes on the feet, wet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wet as regards the shoes; wearing wet shoes.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I heard it from the lips of one wet-shod with their blood, dripping crimson from the battle -- my own cousin, Xavier.

    Remember the Alamo

  • We go to the theatre and the opera, and we dance, as it were, red, wet-shod to the hideous strains of the Carmagnole.

    The Maid of Maiden Lane

  • If they will have a bridge (which by the way will crowd the scene), it should be composed of rude fragments, such as the giant of the Peak would step upon, that he might not be wet-shod.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 3

  • I was, certainly, lame for two days; and though I repelled it -- first, by getting wet-shod, and then by spirits of camphor; and though I have since tamed it more rationally by leaving off the little wine I drank, I still know where to look for it whenever I have an occasion for a political illness.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 2

  • And here I took notice of what was very remarkable -- the water of that river was lower at this time than ever I saw it in all my life; so he went over at last, not much above wet-shod When he was going up to the gate, Mr. Great-heart began to take his leave of him, and to wish him a good reception above; so he said, "I shall, I shall;" then parted we asunder, and I saw him no more.

    The Riches of Bunyan

  • Now, Sir, what a pleasure it is to your Pamela, that her notions, and her practice too, fall in so exactly with this learned gentleman’s advice that, excepting one article, which is, that your Billy has not yet been accustomed to be wet-shod, every other particular has been observed!

    Pamela

  • So he went over at last, not much above wet-shod. "

    The Teaching of Jesus

  • And here also I took notice of what was very remarkable; the water of that river was lower at this time than ever I saw it in all my life, so he went over at last not much above wet-shod. "

    Bunyan Characters (2nd Series)

  • So he went over at last, not much above wet-shod. [

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 03

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