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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A wooden or metal device that is inserted into footwear to preserve its shape when it is not being worn

Usage examples (3)
  • He proceeded to the edge of the orchard where a stray shoetree had rooted.
  • I discovered that shoes could be stretched by: the shoemaker; a shoetree-like device bought by mail-order; by soaking new shoes in "shoe-stretch" and wearing them around...
  • Finally, invest in a wooden shoetree to preserve the shape of the shoe. for more
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