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"horseshoe" in British English

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horseshoenoun

uk   /ˈhɔːs.ʃuː/  us   /ˈhɔːrs.ʃuː/
  • horseshoe noun (GAME)

horseshoes [U] US
a game in which horseshoes are thrown at a wooden or metal rod in the ground
(Definition of horseshoe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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horseshoenoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɔrsˌʃu/
a U-shaped metal object that is attached to the bottom of a horse’s hoof (= foot) to protect it
(Definition of horseshoe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “horseshoe”
in Arabic حُدْوة…
in Korean 편자…
in Portuguese ferradura…
in Catalan ferradura…
in Japanese 馬蹄(てい), 蹄鉄…
in Chinese (Simplified) 马用品, 马蹄铁,马掌…
in Turkish at nalı…
in Russian подкова…
in Chinese (Traditional) 馬用品, 馬蹄鐵,馬掌…
in Italian ferro di cavallo…
in Polish podkowa…
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