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

  • noun An often perforated shoe part that covers the toe and extends backward along the sides of the shoe from a point at the center.
  • noun A style of shoe having such a tip.
  • noun The tip of a wing, as of a flying animal or an aircraft.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The extreme tip of the wing of an aircraft or bird
  • noun A part of a shoe, often with brogueing that extends backwards on both sides from the toe


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