Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
horseshoe

horse·shoe

horseshoe

 
pronunciation:
hors shu
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a narrow, flat, U-shaped piece of iron fitted and nailed to the underside of a horse's foot.
definition 2: something in the shape of a horseshoe.
definition 3: (pl. but used with a sing. verb) a game in which players toss horseshoes at a stake some distance away.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: horseshoed, horseshoeing, horseshoes
definition: to fit (a horse) with horseshoes.
derivation: horseshoer (n.)
Word Explorer
See
  foot, game