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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.
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
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a shoe carved from a single block of wood [syn: sabot,
2: footwear usually with wooden soles [syn: clog, geta,
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