toeplate

noun
toe·​plate | \ ˈtō-ˌplāt How to pronounce toeplate (audio) \

Definition of toeplate

: a tab attached to the toe of a shoe (as to prevent wear due to heavy use)

First Known Use of toeplate

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Toeplate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toeplate. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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