Definitions

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  • n. The upper surface of a shoe.

Etymologies

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shoe +‎ top

Examples

  • They were tired of picking shoetop cotton on the slopes of the Ozarks for pennies and trusted that the fields of Central Texas would treat them better.

    Willie

  • Unmindful of all impediments -- trees and fallen logs, shallow ponds and slippery mire shoetop deep; now again moderating our pace to the route step to recover breath and strength; even halting impatiently for a few minutes now and then, while the advance cleared itself from some entanglement of the way -- so the remainder of our march continued.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 4, August, 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • An 'she lif huh sku't so dainty dat huh shoetop skacely show:

    The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar

  • Angel Colon, 9, whose family hails from Puerto Rico, is working on a sneaker with a rock-star motif, complete with mohawk hairdo sprouting from the shoetop.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • Michael Young followed by poking a liner toward right that Kearns, off-balance, grabbed by his shoetop.

    NYT > Home Page

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