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English definition of “horseshoe”

horseshoe

noun [C] (FOR A HORSE)    /ˈhɔːs.ʃuː/ US  /ˈhɔːrs-/
a U-shaped piece of metal that is fixed to the bottom of a horse's hoof to protect it: For many people the horseshoe is a symbol of good luck.Horse ridingHorse racing
(Definition of horseshoe noun (FOR A HORSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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