noun see snowshoe II

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  • snowshoer — See snowshoe. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Snowshoe — Snowshoes, sometimes colloquially referred to as webs, are footwear for walking over snow. Snowshoes work by distributing the weight of the person over a larger area so that the person s foot doesn t sink completely into the snow, a quality… …   Wikipedia

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  • snowshoe — I. noun Date: 1666 a usually lightweight platform for the foot that is designed to enable a person to walk on soft snow without sinking and that typically consists of an oblong frame crossed with leather thongs or synthetic material II.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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