Meaning of “horseshoe” in the English Dictionary

"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)

"horseshoe" in American English

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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)