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sabot

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noun sa·bot \sa-ˈbō, ˈsa-(ˌ)bō, for 1b also ˈsa-bət\

Definition of sabot

  1. 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. 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. 3 :  shoe 6



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Origin and Etymology of sabot

French


First Known Use: 1607


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