: wearing footgear (such as shoes)
: equipped with tires
: furnished or equipped with a shoe

Examples of shod in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The limiting factor here is that both cars are shod with all-season tires; a sports sedan like the GLI deserves stickier rubber. Rich Ceppos, Car and Driver, 15 Mar. 2023 New 17- and 19-inch wheels are shod with two-inch-taller tires, and those wheel assemblies are shoved nearer the corners thanks to a track width that's broader by a whopping 2.3 inches up front and two inches out back. Dan Edmunds, Car and Driver, 14 Dec. 2022 Brakes use four-pot calipers front and rear, and 18-inch forged alloy wheels are shod with Pirelli P Zero tires front and rear. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 4 Sep. 2020 Ennamorati was charged with an additional assault and battery with dangerous weapon for using a shod foot. Nicole Chavez, CNN, 28 Feb. 2020 His additional charges are mayhem; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a shod foot; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a belt; and domestic assault and battery causing serious bodily injury, police said. Travis Andersen, BostonGlobe.com, 7 May 2018 His mother, Margaret (Holland) Neal, taught economics and music in high school, and his father, Homer Neal, shod horses. Karen Weintraub, New York Times, 8 June 2018 Singleton-Legget faces a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a shod foot. Danny McDonald, BostonGlobe.com, 10 Feb. 2018 From the oversized sneaker-shod foot rising from the ground to hover over guests’ head (a nod to Golf Wang’s latest campaign), to attendees dressed fastidiously in the rapper’s brand, Golf Wang was everywhere. Stephanie Smith-Strickland, Billboard, 29 Oct. 2017 See More

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Word History


Middle English, from past participle of shoen to shoe, from Old English scōgan, from scōh shoe — more at shoe

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of shod was in the 13th century

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Cite this Entry

“Shod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shod. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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