Meaning of “shoe” in the English Dictionary

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"shoe" in British English

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shoenoun [ C ]

uk /ʃuː/ us /ʃuː/

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:

He put on/took off his new pair of shoes.
Hurry and do up/lace up your shoes.
a shoe shop

a horseshoe

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shoeverb [ T ]

uk /ʃuː/ us /ʃuː/ present participle shoeing, past tense and past participle shod or US also shoed

(Definition of “shoe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)