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shoe

noun [C] uk   /ʃuː/ us  
A1 one of a pair of coverings for your feet, usually made of a strong material such as leather, with a thick leather or plastic sole (= base) and usually a heel: flat/high-heeled shoes gym/tennis shoes He put on/took off his new pair of shoes. Hurry and do up/lace up your shoes. a shoe shop a horseshoe

shoe

verb [T] uk   /ʃuː/ (present participle shoeing, past tense and past participle shod or US also shoed) us  
If you shoe a horse, you nail a horseshoe (= a curved piece of metal) to one or each of its feet.
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