wooden shoe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wooden shoe a shoe carved from a single block of wood
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Usage

In literature:

Us had wooden shoes and no clothes a-tall in de summer, 'cept a one-piece slip on.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Outside each door stood a wee wooden shoe empty.
"The Children's Book of Christmas Stories" by Various
We had to wear wooden bottom shoes.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States, From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
He had sold maize to buy candles, and shoes for her feet, and she had given him the little brown wooden crucifix.
"The Treasure Trail" by Marah Ellis Ryan
Accordingly, when the peasant, smoking his big pipe, came along in his wooden shoes, Rob stopped him.
"The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields" by Lieut. Howard Payson
Our shoes had wooden bottoms on 'em.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
After settling this she studded her own and the child's wooden shoes with heavy nails.
"Ditte: Girl Alive!" by Martin Andersen Nexo
Premislas now took off his rustic wooden shoes, and went to wash himself in the neighbouring brook.
"Tales from the German" by Various
The dazed and stupefied old natives wandering around in their wooden shoes are in the minority.
"A "Y Girl in France" by Katherine Shortall
Look, there's a clod in wooden shoes.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
Saw-mills and the manufacture of wooden shoes and hats have some importance.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
The gardener's wife ran hastily up in her clattering wooden shoes, and her shrill voice came up to Gertrude's ears.
"Gertrude's Marriage" by W. Heimburg
The high-heeled, wooden-soled shoes made her limping gait more unsteady still.
"Black Forest Village Stories" by Berthold Auerbach
He broke the ice in pieces with his wooden shoe and carried the duckling home to his wife.
"Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
A coarse upper coat, two wooden shoes, and a cheap felt hat are their only clothing.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
They found a rifle-blanket in one of his wooden shoes, and it was heavy with gold-dust.
"First Fam'lies of the Sierras" by Joaquin Miller
By OUIDA, Author of "Two Little Wooden Shoes," &c. In volumes.
"The Speech of Monkeys" by R. L. Garner
Then, as he continued to struggle, he received a heavy kick from a wooden shoe which stretched him out like a log.
"At the Fall of Port Arthur" by Edward Stratemeyer
He was aroused by the beat of Veronica's wooden shoes on the stairs.
"The Patriot" by Antonio Fogazzaro
Bettina's little wooden shoe went deep into the water.
"Two Royal Foes" by Eva Madden
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In poetry:

Miss Gretchen Groople! She is Dutch:
In Holland there are many such.
Her shoes are wooden, like the floor;
How nice she keeps her pinafore!
"Little People: An Alphabet" by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland
The Frenchman who made wooden shoes,
While airing his Socialist views,
Deserted his bench
For the horrible trench,
As soon as he heard the war news.
"The Allied Forces" by Abner Cosens
But some suppose that the trouble arose
With a certain Corporal Sanders,
Who sought to abuse the wooden shoes
That the natives wore in Flanders.
Saying: "————!"
"————"
"In Flanders" by Eugene Field

In news:

Old wooden shoe forms make a charming, vintage-looking coatrack .
Bubblehead Bob is joining the Wooden Shoe Brewing Co. Bubblehead Bob, in case you didn't know, is the mascot of the Minster Oktoberfest in western Ohio.
In one corner of the whitewashed wooden building that stands a few paces outside the fence surrounding Seventy-First High School's football stadium, Bob Paroli sat in his leather office chair, taking off his shoes.
Three hundred years after seducing Peter the Great, the land of wooden shoes and windmills was about to work her magic on David and me.
Morrison beats Fulton in Wooden Shoe Bowl.
Meth lab found in Wooden Shoe motel room in Holland.
Meth lab found at Wooden Shoe Motel.
Wooden Shoe Motel's Room 26 can't be used until it's deep-cleaned and renovated, after police found a mobile meth lab inside on Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012.
The Wooden Shoe Brewing Co.
Wooden Shoe selling commemorative print.
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival extended.
Pella's World Record-breaking wooden shoe dance was not only the talk of the town, it made international news.
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival Click to enlarge.
The Wooden Shoes banged out 10 hits in the contest.
King size wooden headboard, househild items, shoes and clothing.
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