Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not having or wearing shoes or a shoe.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not wearing shoes: barefoot: noting a human being. Not having shoes, as a horse: noting a young horse never shod, or one from which the shoes have been taken or dropped.

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  • adjective Not shod; without shoes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used of certain religious orders) barefoot or wearing only sandals
  • adjective not shod

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Examples

  • We could wind up with a country where nothing is manufactured but guns, and we'll be standing around in tattered loincloths, freezing and unshod next to our rusting out-of-gas SUV's clutching our empty black rifles.

    On Sotomayor and Your Guns

  • The door opened by a push of Carolina's unshod foot.

    Carolina Grüber: I

  • The door opened by a push of Carolina's unshod foot.

    Carolina Grüber: I

  • Stuff like: feeding the hungry, educating the poor, clothing the naked, shoeing the unshod, etc.

    Think Progress » Archdiocese responds to controversy over its decision to kick children with lesbian parents out of school.

  • Her unshod horse made no sound on the soft, sandy footing, and a little further on she heard voices proceeding from out of the grass.

    Chapter 22

  • We could wind up with a country where nothing is manufactured but guns, and we'll be standing around in tattered loincloths, freezing and unshod next to our rusting out-of-gas SUV's clutching our empty black rifles.

    On Sotomayor and Your Guns

  • I stepped out onto the muddy bank; it was churned with many hoofprints, all unshod that I could distinguish.

    Zombies vs. Unicorns

  • At the end of each day, Ghulam Sakhib, Wahid, David, and I would find an eatery where unshod patrons sat on a wooden table-stage.

    Peace Meals

  • They were half-naked it was summer in Houston, so they wore simple breechclouts, they did ride mustangs that were small, unshod, scrawny, and unattractive by European standards.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • Where the sun has hit their lizard skin and dried them from the outside in and stopped the pitter patter din of feet so fine and the unshod shins of what had tried to be

    Path

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