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horseshoe

noun uk   /ˈhɔːs.ʃuː/  us   /ˈhɔːrs-/

horseshoe noun (FOR A HORSE)

[C] a U-shaped piece of metal that is attached to the bottom of a horse's hoof to protect it: For many people the horseshoe is a symbol of good luck.

horseshoe noun (GAME)

horseshoes [U] US a game in which horseshoes are thrown at a wooden or metal rod in the ground
Translations of “horseshoe”
in Korean 편자…
in Arabic حُدْوة…
in Portuguese ferradura…
in Catalan ferradura…
in Japanese 馬蹄(てい), 蹄鉄…
in Italian ferro di cavallo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 馬用品, 馬蹄鐵,馬掌…
in Russian подкова…
in Turkish at nalı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 马用品, 马蹄铁,马掌…
in Polish podkowa…
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