raised or lowered. (b) A broad, triangular piece of plank placed upon the fluke to give it a better hold
in soft ground. Shoe block (Naut.), a block with two sheaves, one above the other, and at right
angles to each other. Shoe bolt, a bolt with a flaring head, for fastening shoes on sleigh runners.
Shoe pac, a kind of moccasin. See Pac. Shoe stone, a sharpening stone used by shoemakers
and other workers in leather.
(Shoe) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shod; p. pr. & vb. n. Shoeing.] [AS. scian, sceian. See Shoe, n.]
1. To furnish with a shoe or shoes; to put a shoe or shoes on; as, to shoe a horse, a sled, an anchor.
2. To protect or ornament with something which serves the purpose of a shoe; to tip.
The sharp and small end of the billiard stick, which is shod with brass or silver.Evelyn.