shoe tree

noun

Definition of shoe tree 

: a foot-shaped device for inserting in a shoe to preserve its shape

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Help maintain the shoe’s shape, and soak up lingering sweat or rain, with cedar shoe trees. James Lynch, Popular Mechanics, "How to Make Your Leather Shoes Last Forever," 19 Apr. 2018

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1827, in the meaning defined above

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shoe tree

noun

English Language Learners Definition of shoe tree

: a device shaped like a foot that is placed inside a shoe when it is not being worn to keep it the right shape

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