toe·​plate ˈtō-ˌplāt How to pronounce toeplate (audio)
: a tab attached to the toe of a shoe (as to prevent wear due to heavy use)

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of toeplate was in 1894

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Cite this Entry

“Toeplate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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