Definition of Sabot

1. Noun. A shoe carved from a single block of wood.

Exact synonyms: Wooden Shoe
Generic synonyms: Shoe



2. Noun. Footwear usually with wooden soles.
Exact synonyms: Clog, Geta, Patten
Generic synonyms: Footgear, Footwear

Definition of Sabot

1. n. A kind of wooden shoe worn by the peasantry in France, Belgium, Sweden, and some other European countries.

Definition of Sabot

1. Noun. A wooden shoe. ¹

2. Noun. A carrier around projectile(s) in firearms, cannons and artillery which holds the projectile in precision within the barrel ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sabot

1. a wooden shoe [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sabot

1. 1. A kind of wooden shoe worn by the peasantry in France, Belgium, Sweden, and some other European countries. 2. A thick, circular disk of wood, to which the cartridge bag and projectile are attached, in fixed ammunition for cannon; also, a piece of soft metal attached to a projectile to take the groove of the rifling. Origin: F. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Sabot

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1. The Ordnance Manual for the Use of the Officers of the United States Army by United States Army. Ordnance Dept (1862)
"The workman, sitting astride the bench, places the shot or shell in the cavity of the sabot, the roughest part of the shot down, the fuze-hole of the shell ..."

2. Reports of Committees by United States Congress. Senate (1868)
"The composition of that sabot was lead and tin, about two-thirds lead and ... Q. Did you know that the soft metal sabot had ever been used before ? ..."

3. The Ordnance Manual for the Use of Officers of the United States Army by United States Army. Ordnance Dept (1850)
"One of them opena a bag and levels the powder, the other inserts the sabot of a strapped shot square upon the powder and draws up the end of the bag over ..."

4. Wilson's Quarter Century in Photography: A Collection of Hints on Practical by Edward Livingston Wilson (1887)
"Those who are always looking for quaint subjects among the good people of our rural districts will find more than one fine suggestion in " The sabot Maker. ..."

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