Definition of toecap in English:

toecap

Line breaks: toe¦cap
Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊkap
 
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noun

  • A piece of steel or leather constituting or fitted over the front part of a boot or shoe as protection or reinforcement.
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    • The boots had steel toecaps which were designed to protect the claimant in the course of his employment from injury to his toes.
    • These are great, clumping, virtuous blocks of stiff leather with bulbous reinforced toecaps, designed never to wear out.
    • Most designers felt incorrectly, that simply inserting a steel toecap in their conventional riding boot was sufficient to give the rider adequate foot protection.

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