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 for sabot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sabot \Sa`bot"\ (s[.a]`b[=o]"), n. [F.]
     1. A kind of wooden shoe worn by the peasantry in France,
        Belgium, Sweden, and some other European countries.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Mil.) 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
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a shoe carved from a single block of wood [syn: sabot,
           wooden shoe]
      2: footwear usually with wooden soles [syn: clog, geta,
         patten, sabot]

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