shoeing–horn

noun

Definition of shoeing–horn

  1. 1 :  shoehorn

  2. 2 archaic :  appetizer

  3. 3a :  something that facilitates a transaction or passage the best shoeing-horn for drawing on a sound sleep — Sir Walter Scott b archaic :  someone that acts for another (such as a go-between or decoy)

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Origin and Etymology of shoeing–horn

Middle English schoynge horne


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