Definition of sabot
1a : a wooden shoe worn in various European countriesb (1) : a strap across the instep in a shoe especially of the sandal type (2) : a shoe having a sabot strap
2 : a thrust-transmitting carrier that positions a missile in a gun barrel or launching tube and that prevents the escape of gas ahead of the missile
3 : shoe 6
Origin and Etymology of sabot
First Known Use: 1607
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