Examples of horseshoe in a Sentence
The lake was a horseshoe surrounded by tall pine trees.
Recent Examples of horseshoe from the Web
The Shamrock House also features a horseshoe pit, basketball hoop, and picnic tables for your recreational use, not Laura’s.
Games, in the style of both the circus and the county fair: balloon popping (on horseback), a chicken race, a pony race, a pig race, a water bucket race, and a horseshoe competition using oversized toilet seats.
Baltimore County’s 173 schools span a 600-square-mile horseshoe around the city of Baltimore, which has a separate school system.
Outside, there are lawn games like horseshoes and corn hole.
Out back is a surprisingly spacious area for sand volleyball and horseshoes.
Traditional bocce is played back and forth, like horseshoes, but linear bocce is played in one direction.
By midnight, the flames had wrapped around the waterfall, lighting up the ridge like a glowing horseshoe with the 620-foot falls gushing through the middle.
The nine towers, arranged in a horseshoe shape, offered good sightlines and an appealing intimacy.
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First Known Use of horseshoe
HORSESHOE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of horseshoe for English Language Learners
: 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
HORSESHOE Defined for Kids
Definition of horseshoe for Students
- They put the horseshoe of roses around his neck.
- —Walter Farley, The Black Stallion
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