Simple Definition of horseshoe
: a U-shaped band of iron nailed to the bottom of a horse's hoof as a shoe
: something shaped like a horseshoe
horseshoes : a game in which players try to get horseshoes around a stake in the ground by throwing them at the stake from a certain distance
Full Definition of horseshoe
horseshoerplay \-ˌshü-ər\ noun
Examples of horseshoe in a sentence
The lake was a horseshoe surrounded by tall pine trees.
First Known Use of horseshoe
HORSESHOE Defined for Kids
Definition of horseshoe for Students
1 : a protective iron plate that is nailed to the rim of a horse's hoof
2 : something shaped like a horseshoe <They put the horseshoe of roses around his neck. — Walter Farley, The Black Stallion>
3 horseshoes plural : a game in which horseshoes are tossed at a stake in the ground
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