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  • v. Present participle of shoe.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of putting on shoes or furnishing with shoes.
  • n. Foot-covering; shoes collectively.
  • n. Something designed to protect a surface as the shoe protects the foot.


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  • A good shoeing from the veterans would improve him no end.

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  • If they get the tactics wrong, they get a bollocking from Silver and a shoeing from the crowd. on February 28, 2010 at 5: 50 pm shijuro never met my c-supt …

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  • Still, he gets a good shoeing from the press which may cause him to be a little less self-important and pleased with himself.

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  • A great improvement has taken place in shoeing horses within the last few years, by interposing a thick piece of leather, and, in some cases, of India rubber, between the iron shoe and the hoof of the horse.

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  • Every one laughed, -- the idea of shoeing a fairy was so ridiculous!


  • But, as a foreigner who abused the UK to go to Afghan for a bit of jihad-play, a shoeing is the If the British Government believed he was so guilty that he deserved 18 months of torture, why the hell do they now allow him back in the UK?

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  • No doubt it requires a great deal of practice and patience to put on this kind of shoeing properly, but when it is once on there can be no question that this device throws all others into the shade.

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  • I mean, is "shoeing" really an act designated to a particular culture or people?

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  • One picture showed a shoe being thrown at the Israeli flag, in reference to the recent "shoeing" of US President George W. Bush by Iraqi journalist Muntazer al-Zaidi.

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  • The 'shoeing' has entered the Indian protest circuit.

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