Definition of shoe tree in English:

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shoe tree

Pronunciation: /ˈSHo͞o ˌtrē/


A shaped block inserted into a shoe when it is not being worn, to keep the shoe in shape.
Example sentences
  • The best ways to find a shoe tree are luck, accident, or word of mouth.
  • I found the second shoe tree a day after that, and the third one three days after that.
  • This narrow, 180-foot-long assembly of cast-offs included shoe trees, crockery, wheels, hand tools, hardware, animal horns and masks from various cultures, nestled one after the other.

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Syllabification: shoe tree

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