1. A durable covering for the human foot, made of leather or similar material with a rigid sole and heel, usually extending no higher than the ankle.
2. A horseshoe.
3. A part or device that is located at the base of something or that functions as a protective covering, as:
4. A strip of metal fitted onto the bottom of a sled runner.
5. The base for the supports of the superstructure of a bridge.
6. The ferrule on the end of a cane.
7. The casing of a pneumatic tire.
8. A device that retards or stops the motion of an object, as the part of a brake that presses against the wheel or drum.
9. The sliding contact plate on an electric train or streetcar that conducts electricity from the third rail.
10. A chute, as for conveying grain from a hopper.
11. Games A case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time.
12. shoes Informal
13. Position; status:
You would understand my decision if you put yourself in my shoes.
I wouldn't want to be in her shoes.
15. Often used to modify another noun:
shoe polish; a shoe shop.
16. To furnish or fit with a shoe or shoes.
17. To cover with a wooden or metal guard to protect against wear.
18. The circumstances have been reversed; an unequal relationship has been inverted.
19. To defer action or decision until another matter is finished or resolved.
20. Middle English
21. from Old English sc?h
源自 古英语 sc?h