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1snowshoe

noun snow·shoe \-ˌshü\

: a light, wide frame that is attached to your shoe to make it easier to walk on soft snow without sinking

Full Definition of SNOWSHOE

:  a usually lightweight platform for the foot that is designed to enable a person to walk on soft snow without sinking and that typically consists of an oblong frame crossed with leather thongs or synthetic material
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First Known Use of SNOWSHOE

1666

2snowshoe

intransitive verb

: to walk with snowshoes

snow·shoedsnow·shoe·ing

Full Definition of SNOWSHOE

:  to travel on snowshoes
snow·sho·er \-ˌshü-ər\ noun

Examples of SNOWSHOE

  1. We snowshoed through the woods.

First Known Use of SNOWSHOE

1880
SNOWSHOES Defined for Kids

1snowshoe

noun snow·shoe \ˈsnō-ˌshü\

Definition of SNOWSHOE for Kids

:  a light wide frame (as of wood or aluminum) that is worn under a shoe to prevent sinking into soft snow

2snowshoe

verb
snow·shoedsnow·shoe·ing

Definition of SNOWSHOE for Kids

:  to walk with snowshoes

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