Variant of horseshoe
- a flat, -shaped metal plate nailed to a horse's hoof for protection
- anything shaped like this
- a game in which the players toss horseshoes at two facing stakes driven into the ground 40 feet apart, the object being to encircle the stake or come as close to it as possible
Origin: ME horscho, contr. of horsis sho
- horseshoer noun
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