Shoe in a sentence

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Definition of Shoe

  • A covering for the human foot, usually made of leather, having a thick and somewhat stiff sole and a lighter top. It differs from a boot on not extending so far up the leg.
  • Anything resembling a shoe in form, position, or use.
  • A plate or rim of iron nailed to the hoof of an animal to defend it from injury.
  • A band of iron or steel, or a ship of wood, fastened to the bottom of the runner of a sleigh, or any vehicle which slides on the snow.
  • A drag, or sliding piece of wood or iron, placed under the wheel of a loaded vehicle, to retard its motion in going down a hill.
  • The part of an automobile or railroad car brake which presses upon the wheel to retard its motion.
  • A trough-shaped or spout-shaped member, put at the bottom of the water leader coming from the eaves gutter, so as to throw the water off from the building.
  • The trough or spout for conveying the grain from the hopper to the eye of the millstone.
  • An inclined trough in an ore-crushing mill.
  • An iron socket or plate to take the thrust of a strut or rafter.
  • An iron socket to protect the point of a wooden pile.
  • A plate, or notched piece, interposed between a moving part and the stationary part on which it bears, to take the wear and afford means of adjustment; -- called also slipper, and gib.
  • The outer cover or tread of a pneumatic tire, esp. for an automobile.
  • To furnish with a shoe or shoes; to put a shoe or shoes on; as, to shoe a horse, a sled, an anchor.
  • To protect or ornament with something which serves the purpose of a shoe; to tip.
  • a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
  • U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
  • footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
  • (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time
  • furnish with shoes

How to use shoe in a sentence. Shoe pronunciation.

During the service, a merchant in the town took a seat in the same pew with him, and at the close of the service, without a word being spoken on the subject, the merchant, after shaking hands with H- and inquiring of his welfare, asked him if he would do him the favor of going down town to a certain boot and shoe store and select from the stock as good a pair of boots as he could find, and, said the merchant, "have them charged to me.
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One day when on the Seminary campus, I heard two of the students very thoughtlessly criticising the exceeding shabbiness of L-'s wearing apparel, his short pants, old shoes, and socks with no heels in them.
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She was dependent, for her clothing, upon her labor; her shoes were worn out, and how should she get another pair, unless she could leave the sick bed and go away from home and work and earn some money.
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Do you think that_ THE LORD _will come down from heaven and buy me a pair of shoes_?
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She lived many years after that, but was never heard to murmur in that way again, and often said that the two pairs of shoes taught her to _wait, hope and trust_, and thereby learn implicit confidence in Him who sendeth all blessings.
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The writer also speaks of a rubber shoe being lost and promptly found after mention in prayer.
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A poor woman-a widow with an invalid son-a member of the church, could not attend church, or the neighborhood prayer-meetings, for the want of shoes.
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She asked the Lord for the shoes.
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Meanwhile he noticed that the boy's mother had very poor shoes.
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He said nothing, but felt impressed, and inwardly resolved to purchase the poor woman a pair of shoes forthwith.
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He accordingly hired a horse, rode two miles on horseback to a shoe-store, bought the shoes, and requested them sent to the widow's cottage without delay.
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They proved a perfect fit; and that very night the overjoyed woman hurried to the prayer-meeting to announce that in answer to prayer the Lord had sent her the shoes.
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The furnishers and modistes of Paris had worked according to models sent from Vienna; and when these models were presented to the Emperor he took one of the shoes, which were remarkably small, and with it gave me a blow on the cheek in the form of a caress.
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At last he arrived unharmed, but very tired, his clothing all in disorder, and his face blackened with smoke, his shoes and stockings scorched and burned by the fire.
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Several ladies got lost, and returned to Paris on foot; others lost their shoes, and it was a pitiable sight to see the pretty feet in the mud.
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The fashion of his attire tended to a dandiacal extreme,-modish silk hat, lavender necktie, white waistcoat, gaiters over his patent-leather shoes, gloves crushed together in one hand, and in the other a bamboo cane.
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Last night he stood here on your errand, and in your shoes.
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Mary's_ own view (though tempered by vague aspirations towards a softer existence, as we might have guessed from the elegance of her brown shoes) before a year of the higher life had shaken her content.
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Madame de Tecle, while responding courteously to the graceful speeches of Camors, walked on with a light and rapid step, her fairy-like little shoes leaving their impression on the smooth fine sand of the path.
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She spoke in a voice of restrained passion-her eyes fixed on her foot, which she twisted in her satin shoe.
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Examples of Shoe

Example #1
It was a hard trial for him to go to "Preparatory Lecture" with his boots in the condition they were in; yet at two o'clock he went, still praying that God would send him a new pair of boots.
Example #2
He took the morning train at the Princeton depot, and reached home about eleven o'clock.
Example #3
At almost every step L- took when playing ball, his bare heels could be seen.
Example #4
He was at the time poorly clad, but was a devoted Christian, and is at present a successful foreign missionary.
Example #5
Well," said the mother, "I know you need a pair of shoes, but don't worry, the Lord will provide.
Example #6
At length, the younger of them began to be discouraged.