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horseshoe

General Crossword Questions for “horseshoe”

  • Supposedly lucky piece of metal
  • What a farrier fits
  • Smith's product worn in a red-light district, they say?
  • Lucky thing, so he - or she - makes out
  • Good luck symbol in cavalry - one reduces friction

Encyclopedia

  • Horseshoe crabs are arthropods that live primarily in shallow ocean waters on soft sandy or muddy bottoms. Horseshoe crabs look similar to crustaceans, but actually belong to Chelicerata, and are therefore more closely related to spiders and scorpions. — “Horseshoe crab - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A variety of horseshoes, including aluminium racing plates (light coloured) and shoes used on cattle in lower right. A horseshoe is a U-shaped item made of metal or of modern synthetic materials, nailed or glued to the hooves of horses and some other draught animals. — “Horseshoe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Horseshoe Canyon, formerly known as Barrier Canyon, is in a remote area west of the Green River and north of the Canyonlands National Park Maze District in Utah, USA. It is known for its collection of Barrier Human presence in Horseshoe Canyon has been dated as far back as 7000. — “Horseshoe Canyon (Utah) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • He eyed the horseshoe poster over the gate of college park: cyclist doubled up like a cod in a pot. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • He had a thin horseshoe beard, salient cheek-bones, and with both elbows on the desk clasped his rugged hands before his face, looking at Jim with thoughtful blue eyes; the other, a heavy, scornful man, thrown back in his seat, his left arm extended full length, drummed delicately with his finger-tips on a blotting-pad: in the middle the magistrate upright in the roomy arm-chair, his head inclined slightly on the shoulder, had his arms crossed on his breast and a few flowers in a glass vase by the side of his inkstand. — “Lord Jim” by Joseph Conrad
  • It was like striking out a horseshoe complete, in a single blow. — “Great expectations” by Charles Dickens
  • They went down to the warren. On the middle path they passed a trap, a narrow horseshoe hedge of small fir-boughs, baited with the guts of a rabbit. Paul glanced at it frowning. She caught his eye. — “Sons and lovers” by D H Lawrence

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