toepiece

noun

toe·​piece ˈtō-ˌpēs How to pronounce toepiece (audio)
: a piece designed to form a toe (as of a shoe) or cover the toes of the foot

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Secure the binding’s toepiece in the vice to hold everything in place. Ben Fox, Outside Online, 20 Feb. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of toepiece was in 1860

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Cite this Entry

“Toepiece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toepiece. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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