from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Archaic A plural of shoe.
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- n. Plural form of shoe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. pl. of shoe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An archaic plural of shoe.
These satin shoon and green-lit gems are terrible to me;
There's satin shoon upon thy feet and emeralds in thy hair,
Walter de La Mare depicted the moon as walking the night "in her silver shoon," peeking at "silver fruit on silver trees."
Great toes, too, of course, "she added judiciously," but those are harder to judge, usually, what wi 'the shoon and all.
"Please be so kind as to remove your shoon, ma'am," he ordered.
He wore soft leather on his feet, the lining for the steel shoon of his armor.
But she with piercing screams brought down her snow-white arm upon her bosom and loudly smote on her poor head; then turned her steps in flight, shod in her golden shoon; but Orestes, outstripping her slippered feet, clutched his fingers in her hair and bending back her neck on to her left shoulder was on the point of driving the grim steel into her throat.
Lowland smith would hammer shoon on a Highland shelty.
I spread my cheek upon his path, beneath his sandal-shoon,
Nay, our lady, said Birdalone, but the shoon are not altogether done.