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- n. Plural form of shoetree.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The local shop is typical, smell of hide, rumble of subway beneath, stretchers nailed to the wall and shoetrees crooked like prosthetic limbs but there are details: a burnished mezuzah on the doorpost.
Having sat in a plane for several hours without the plane moving, then being re-routed to a Texas airport with my luggage travelling to LA where, when it got there someone whose luggage was probably with me in Texas, found we were the same size and literally stole 2 outfits and even my new pantyhose, and my dress shoes along with the cedar shoetrees.
She found the Wizard of Oz, who was planting shoetrees in the garden, and when she told him Inga's story he willingly agreed to accompany the little girl to the Nome King's caverns.
These were bought brand new 2 years ago, they have been kept within the dust bag and boxed with shoetrees to keep the overall shape.
Perhaps the single most important and easiest step we can take is to insert wooden shoetrees into the shoes when they're removed. "