Definition of toe cap in English:

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toe cap

Pronunciation: /ˈtō ˌkap/
(also toecap)

noun

A piece of steel or leather constituting or fitted over the front part of a boot or shoe as protection or reinforcement.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: toe cap

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