- a kind of shoe shaped and hollowed from a single piece of wood, traditionally worn by peasants in Europe
- a heavy leather shoe with a wooden sole
- a bushing or similar device fitted around or in back of a projectile, as to make it fit the bore of the gun barrel or launching tube
Origin of sabotFrench from Old French çabot, altered (infl. by bot, boot) from savate, shoe, via Turkish from Arabic sabb??, sandal
- A shoe carved from a piece of wood, traditionally worn in some parts of Europe.
- A sandal or shoe, especially one with a wooden sole, that has an upper of leather or other similar material.
- A device that allows a projectile of a smaller caliber to be fired from a weapon of a larger caliber by filling the weapon's bore and keeping the projectile centered. The sabot normally separates and falls away from the projectile a short distance from the muzzle.
Origin of sabotFrench from Old French çabot alteration of savate old shoe probably of Turkish or Arabic origin
From French sabot.