Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of shoer.

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Examples

  • Snow-shoers must not throw snowballs at each other.

    2010

  • The drizzle was expected to clear up later in the day with isolated shoers in the mountainous areas such as the

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Their pattern is preserved to the present day in the blanket coats of our snow-shoers.

    The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book

  • In those days we made much of our climate; we had carnivals; we had houses built of ice, fire-works, snow-shoers, tobogannists; and we really did enjoy ourselves until a ban was put upon our pleasure by those advertisers whom I have mentioned.

    The Farmer

  • For instance, if the Horseshoers 'Union in Melbourne, Australia, feels that the United States Government has been derelict in its observance of one of those Covenants, it may cable their officials indicating its grievance, upon which the United States will be respectfully asked to show cause why the complaint of the Horse-shoers' Union should not be affirmatively considered.

    The International Labour Conference in Washington

  • They were both wonderful snow-shoers, and on several occasions she had watched them as they bounded over the snow with great swinging, tireless strides.

    The King's Arrow A Tale of the United Empire Loyalists

  • So Dora tried to give her cousins some idea of the great palace of glittering ice, and the hundreds of snow-shoers, in bright costumes and carrying torches, gathered together to storm this fairylike fortress.

    Our Little Canadian Cousin

  • Hundreds of snow-shoers, in their rainbow-hued blanket suits, advanced in line on the castle and fired thousands of Roman candles at their objective, which returned the fire with rockets innumerable, and an elaborate display of fireworks, burning continually Bengal lights of various colours within its translucent walls, and spouting gold and silver rain on its assailants.

    The Days Before Yesterday

  • The women's skirts some what hid their disgrace, but the men were openly put to shame, and they shuffled forward with their bodies at a convenient incline like a company of snow-shoers.

    Their Silver Wedding Journey — Volume 3

  • Bad and careless shoers we do meet with, but let us be honest and say that the rarity of these accidents points rather to the general care and attention given by these much-abused mechanics.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

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