charlier shoe

noun, often capitalized C
char·​lier shoe | \ ˈshärlēˌā-, -lˌyā- \

Definition of charlier shoe

: a narrow light horseshoe without a toe clip that is nailed in a groove made in the lower edge of the wall of a horse's hoof

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History and Etymology for charlier shoe

probably from the name Charlier

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“Charlier shoe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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