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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
shod
adjective
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ A shod note accompanied the card, informing me that it had been found on Oberleutnant Bauer's body.
▪ Boden has written an excellent shod introduction to the theory.
▪ Climatic changes may be shod term, like El Nino, or long term, like global cooling or warming over millennia.
▪ Its steel shod hooves sent sparks off the stones, like portents.
▪ Next the unrealized plan for a full-length novel, Confession, which got switched to the shod Notes from Underground.
▪ The man looked around and then, almost absent-mindedly, drew a shod throwing knife from his bandolier and hurled it.
▪ There, sure enough, was a neatly shod foot, and a hand just visible close to it.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Shod

Shod \Shod\, imp. & p. p. f Shoe.

Shod

Shoe \Shoe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shod; p. pr. & vb. n. Shoeing.] [AS. sc?ian, sce?ian. See Shoe, n.]

  1. To furnish with a shoe or shoes; to put a shoe or shoes on; as, to shoe a horse, a sled, an anchor.

  2. To protect or ornament with something which serves the purpose of a shoe; to tip.

    The sharp and small end of the billiard stick, which is shod with brass or silver.
    --Evelyn.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
shod

"wearing shoes," late 14c., from Middle English past participle of shoe (v.), surviving chiefly in compounds, such as roughshod, slipshod, etc.

Wiktionary
shod
  1. 1 Wearing shoes. 2 Having tires equipped. v

  2. (en-past of: shoe)

WordNet
shod
  1. adj. wearing footgear [syn: shodden, shoed] [ant: unshod]

  2. used of certain religious orders who wear shoes [syn: calced] [ant: discalced]

shoe
  1. n. 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

  2. (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time

  3. U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof [syn: horseshoe]

  4. a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation [syn: brake shoe, skid]

  5. [also: shod]

shoe
  1. v. furnish with shoes; "the children were well shoed"

  2. [also: shod]

shod

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Usage examples of "shod".

The dapper desk clerk crossed an indolent leg to show off a foot shod in English leather and looked round the dowdy circle with a condescending smile.

By now, the great harbor at Neral must contain so many ships that one could cross it dry shod by leaping from deck to deck.

I permitted Red Lightning to line his belly with nutritious grasses and then I called him to me, resaddled, and was on my way again up the wooded, winding canyon, following a well marked trail in which constantly appeared the spoor of coyote, wolf, hellhound, deer and lion, as well as the tracks of domestic animals and the sandaled feet of slaves, but I saw no signs of shod horses to indicate the presence of Kalkars.

I permitted Red Lightning to line his belly with nutritious grasses and then I called him to me, resaddled, and was on my way again up the wooded, winding canon, following a well marked trail in which constantly appeared the spoor of coyote, wolf, hellhound, deer and lion, as well as those of domestic animals and the sandaled feet of slaves, but I saw no signs of shod horses to indicate the presence of Kalkars.

With snippers, he clipped off the sharp tips with which the poles had been shod, drove them into the head of each arrow.

Some of its breed, Tirtha had heard, were battle-trained, specially shod on forefeet to cut down a dismounted enemy.

The heavy air muffled the shod ring of hooves and flapped the fringed cloths of the banners: the crown an star o Tysan s toy blazon paired with a new-made sigil, a sunburst ablaze on a white field that Princess Talith had sewn to commemorate the alliance against the Shadow Master.

How serene does she now arise, a queen among the Pleiades, in the penultimate antelucan hour, shod in sandals of bright gold, coifed with a veil of what do you call it gossamer.

The writing was as legible as if it had been typeset, each letter shod and gloved with serifs, the parentheses neatly crimped, the wavy hyphens like stylized bolts of lightning.

From twenty thousand savage throats rose the awful cries of battle, twenty thousand pairs of reins were loosed, and eighty thousand iron shod hoofs set the earth atremble as they thundered down upon the startled enemy, and from the heights above came the growl of the drums of The Wolf and the eerie howls of his painted horde.

His nether extremities were encased in high Balbriggan buskins dyed in lichen purple, the feet being shod with brogues of salted cowhide laced with the windpipe of the same beast.

I ached for the Master Bonesetter ahead of me, who was shod in the soft leather shoes most Viridese wear.

Jack, dryfoot and shod, stretched out at a fine pace, his eyes half-closed against the glare, and presently he reached the bottom of the bay and, above highwater-mark, the road.

Finally she saw light and held the neckhole around her face and at last saw them passing by, heard the ceramic rattle of shod hooves on gravel.

Her coureurs de bois opened its paths made by the buffalo and the red men to the shod feet of Europe.