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  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shoe  \Shoe\,  n.;  pl  {Shoes},  formerly  {Shoon},  now  provincial. 
  [OE.  sho,  scho,  AS  sc?h,  sce['o]h;  akin  to  OFries  sk?,  OS 
  sk?h,  D.  schoe,  schoen  G.  schuh,  OHG.  scuoh  Icel.  sk?r, 
  Dan.  &  Sw  sko,  Goth.  sk?hs;  of  unknown  origin.] 
  1.  A  covering  for  the  human  foot,  usually  made  of  leather, 
  having  a  thick  and  somewhat  stiff  sole  and  a  lighter  top 
  It  differs  from  a  boot  on  not  extending  so  far  up  the  leg. 
 
  Your  hose  should  be  ungartered  .  .  .  yourshoe 
  untied.  --Shak. 
 
  Spare  none  but  such  as  go  in  clouted  shoon.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Anything  resembling  a  shoe  in  form  position,  or  use 
  Specifically: 
  a  A  plate  or  rim  of  iron  nailed  to  the  hoof  of  an  animal 
  to  defend  it  from  injury. 
  b  A  band  of  iron  or  steel,  or  a  ship  of  wood,  fastened 
  to  the  bottom  of  the  runner  of  a  sleigh,  or  any 
  vehicle  which  slides  on  the  snow. 
  c  A  drag,  or  sliding  piece  of  wood  or  iron,  placed  under 
  the  wheel  of  a  loaded  vehicle,  to  retard  its  motion  in 
  going  down  a  hill. 
  d  The  part  of  a  railroad  car  brake  which  presses  upon 
  the  wheel  to  retard  its  motion. 
  e  (Arch.)  A  trough-shaped  or  spout-shaped  member,  put  at 
  the  bottom  of  the  water  leader  coming  from  the  eaves 
  gutter,  so  as  to  throw  the  water  off  from  the 
  building. 
  f  (Milling.)  The  trough  or  spout  for  conveying  the  grain 
  from  the  hopper  to  the  eye  of  the  millstone. 
  g  An  inclined  trough  in  an  ore-crushing  mill. 
  h  An  iron  socket  or  plate  to  take  the  thrust  of  a  strut 
  or  rafter. 
  i  An  iron  socket  to  protect  the  point  of  a  wooden  pile. 
  j  (Mach.)  A  plate,  or  notched  piece,  interposed  between 
  a  moving  part  and  the  stationary  part  on  which  it 
  bears,  to  take  the  wear  and  afford  means  of 
  adjustment;  --  called  also  {slipper},  and  {gib}. 
 
  Note:  Shoe  is  often  used  adjectively,  or  in  composition;  as 
  shoe  buckle,  or  shoe-buckle;  shoe  latchet,  or 
  shoe-latchet;  shoe  leathet,  or  shoe-leather;  shoe 
  string,  shoe-string,  or  shoestring. 
 
  {Shoe  of  an  anchor}.  (Naut.) 
  a  A  small  block  of  wood,  convex  on  the  back  with  a  hole 
  to  receive  the  point  of  the  anchor  fluke,  --  used  to 
  prevent  the  anchor  from  tearing  the  planks  of  the 
  vessel  when  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Slipper  \Slip"per\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  slips. 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  light  shoe,  which  may  be  slipped  on  with  ease, 
  and  worn  in  undress;  a  slipshoe. 
 
  3.  A  kind  of  apron  or  pinafore  for  children. 
 
  4.  A  kind  of  brake  or  shoe  for  a  wagon  wheel. 
 
  5.  (Mach.)  A  piece,  usually  a  plate,  applied  to  a  sliding 
  piece,  to  receive  wear  and  afford  a  means  of  adjustment; 
  --  also  called  {shoe},  and  {gib}. 
 
  {Slipper  animalcule}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  ciliated  infusorian  of  the 
  genus  {Paramecium}. 
 
  {Slipper  flower}.(Bot.)  Slipperwort. 
 
  {Slipper  limpet},  or  {Slipper  shell}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  boat 
  shell. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gib  \Gib\,  n.  [Abbreviated  fr  Gilbert,  the  name  of  the  cat  in 
  the  old  story  of  ``Reynard  the  Fox''.  in  the  ``Romaunt  of  the 
  Rose'',  etc.] 
  A  male  cat;  a  tomcat.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gib  \Gib\,  v.  i. 
  To  act  like  a  cat.  [Obs.]  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gib  \Gib\,  n.  [Etymol.  uncertain.] 
  A  piece  or  slip  of  metal  or  wood,  notched  or  otherwise,  in  a 
  machine  or  structure,  to  hold  other  parts  in  place  or  bind 
  them  together,  or  to  afford  a  bearing  surface;  --  usually 
  held  or  adjusted  by  means  of  a  wedge,  key,  or  screw. 
 
  {Gib  and  key},  or  {Gib  and  cotter}  (Steam  Engine),  the  fixed 
  wedge  or  gib,  and  the  driving  wedge,key,  or  cotter,  used 
  for  tightening  the  strap  which  holds  the  brasses  at  the 
  end  of  a  connecting  rod. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gib  \Gib\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gibbed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gibbing}.] 
  To  secure  or  fasten  with  a  gib,  or  gibs;  to  provide  with  a 
  gib,  or  gibs. 
 
  {Gibbed  lathe},  an  engine  lathe  in  which  the  tool  carriage  is 
  held  down  to  the  bed  by  a  gib  instead  of  by  a  weight. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gib  \Gib\,  v.  i. 
  To  balk.  See  {Jib},  v.  i.  --Youatt. 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  gib  /jib/  1.  vi  To  destroy  utterly.  Like  {frag},  but  much 
  more  violent  and  final.  "There's  no  trace  left  You  definitely  gibbed 
  that  bug".  2.  n.  Remnants  after  total  obliteration. 
 
  Originated  first  by  id  software  in  the  game  Quake.  It's  short  for 
  giblets  (thus  pronounced  "jib"),  and  referred  to  the  bloody  remains 
  of  slain  opponents.  Eventually  the  word  was  verbed,  and  leaked  into 
  general  usage  afterward. 
 
 




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