The gentleman of high society pointed out the defect on his shoon to the shoemaker.
Shoon is an old way of saying shoes.
An example of shoon is Robert Burns' poem "Ca' the Yowes to the Knowes."
A plural of shoe
- (archaic or dialectal) plural form of shoe
- 432) relates how the head of the family arose at midnight, and with feet unfettered by shoon or sandals, and with washen hands traversed his house beckoning against the ghosts with fingers joined to thumb.