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shod

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj shod wearing footgear
    • adj shod used of certain religious orders who wear shoes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • imp. & p. p Shod f Shoe.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n shod Preterit and past participle of shoe.
    • shod A dialectal preterit of shed.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • pa.t., pa.p Shod shod of shoe.
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Quotations

  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    “From the desert I come to thee, On a stallion shod with fire; And the winds are left behind In the speed of my desire.”

Usage

In literature:

I served my first Mistress in that Capacity above five of the Number, before she was shod.
"The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3" by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele
The voice of the Indian, calling to Marc, mingled with the ringing of iron-shod hoofs on the stones.
"Tales of lonely trails" by Zane Grey
The waters had been held back, and the Confederates had passed through them dry-shod.
"Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War" by G. F. R. Henderson
Both men and oxen were shod with moccasins made of raw-hide to protect the feet against sharp rocks.
"Death Valley in '49" by William Lewis Manly
The rough rice is first ground between large stones, and then conveyed into mortars, and pounded with iron-shod pestles.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
A soft, leather-shod foot nudged me; I sat up, then rose, holding out my wrists.
"The Maid-At-Arms" by Robert W. Chambers
King Arthur and his knights are said on moonlight nights to gallop round the fortifications on steeds shod with silver shoes.
"Somerset" by G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
Other industries were the blacksmith shop where horses and slaves were shod.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
QUARTER-STAFF, strong wooden staff 61/2 ft. long, shod with iron, grasped in the middle; formerly used in England for attack and defence.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The horses are sharp-shod, but in a way quite different from ours.
"As Seen By Me" by Lilian Bell
He heard the carriage door shut with a snap, the clatter of iron-shod hoofs.
"Port O' Gold" by Louis John Stellman
His white horse is shod with silver.
"J.S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 5" by J.S. Le Fanu
As the tide rose the ship drifted inward toward it, so that we had to wait only for the ebb that we might go dry shod to the land.
"Havelok The Dane" by Charles Whistler
At his elbow, shod in sneakers silent, is always a stenographer.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14" by Elbert Hubbard
She also took great pride in being well shod and in having her stockings tightly drawn up without wrinkles.
"Memoirs And Historical Chronicles Of The Courts Of Europe" by Various
The cobbler's wife is the worst shod.
"My Book of Indoor Games" by Clarence Squareman
At low tide we could board her dry-shod; at high tide we could wade out to her.
"In the Footprints of the Padres" by Charles Warren Stoddard
Edith's feet were well shod, but commonplace.
"The Range Dwellers" by B. M. Bower
He is not shod properly.
"Betty Gordon at Mountain Camp" by Alice B. Emerson
It was not the heavily shod feet of Tunis Latham she saw.
"Sheila of Big Wreck Cove" by James A. Cooper
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In poetry:

Thine are all the gifts, O God!
Thine the broken bread;
Let the naked feet be shod,
And the starving fed.
"Hymn Of The Children" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"The steed that my true-love rides on
Is lighter than the wind;
Wi siller he is shod before
Wi burning gowd behind."
"Tam Lin" by Andrew Lang
"The steed that my true love rides on
Is lighter than the wind,
Wi siller he is shod before,
Wi burning gowd behind."
"Tam Lin" by Anonymous Americas
"Fourscore of them are siller-shod,
Of thae ye may get three;"
"But O and O for my bonny hyn,
Beneath yon hollin tree!"
"The Bonny Hind" by Andrew Lang
But finding soon a smoother road
Beneath his well shod feet,
The snorting beast began to trot,
Which gall’d him in his seat.
"The Diverting History Of John Gilpin, Showing How He Went Farther Than He Intended, And Came Safe Ho" by William Cowper
And in the midst serene and sweet
With God's light on his countenance
Was Vitus, with his gold shod feet,
Dancing in a courtly dance.
"The Ballad Of Saint Vitus" by Lord Alfred Douglas

In news:

Vern Smith, a farrier who, for much of his life, shod horses at Why Worry farm in Woodside, has died, his friend and partner Judy Bull told the Almanac.
Nadia G (Giosia), the edgy, stiletto-shod creator and star of the comedy-cooking cable TV show "Bitchin' Kitchen," knows you don't have to be a five-star chef to cook a great meal or a foodie to enjoy one.
Hundreds of women are skulking around the streets barely able to raise their gaze from their ill-shod feet.
If the argument is that, having grown up shod, we're trained to need supportive shoes, what about the next generation.
Enjoying a poorly shod 2010 Mazdaspeed3.
Shod in Roman shoes and socks from mom, she is also into taxidermy.
He has recently been shod and his bridle path just shaved.
Shod in Roman shoes and socks from mom, she is also into taxidermy .
Guillermo Ortiz, 41, is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (shod foot), vandalizing property and disturbing the peace.
For a time in the 1980s, Norfolk looked and sounded like a hotbed of rough-shod, garage-style rock 'n' roll.
Shod or Shoeless Barefoot runners have the more natural stride, duh Daniel Lieberman/Harvard University.
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