Definitions for sabotˈsæb oʊ, sæˈboʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sab•otˈsæb oʊ, sæˈboʊ(n.)

  1. a shoe made of a single block of wood hollowed out, traditionally worn by farmers and workers in the Netherlands, France, Belgium, etc.

    Category: Clothing

  2. a shoe with a thick wooden sole and sides and a top of coarse leather.

    Category: Clothing

  3. a soft metal ring at the base of a projectile that makes the projectile conform to the rifling grooves of a gun.

    Category: Military

Origin of sabot:

1600–10; < F; OF çabot, b. savate old shoe and botboot1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sabot, wooden shoe(noun)

    a shoe carved from a single block of wood

  2. clog, geta, patten, sabot(noun)

    footwear usually with wooden soles


  1. sabot(Noun)

    A wooden shoe.

  2. sabot(Noun)

    A carrier around projectile(s) in firearms, cannons and artillery which holds the projectile in precision within the barrel

  3. Origin: From sabot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sabot(noun)

    a kind of wooden shoe worn by the peasantry in France, Belgium, Sweden, and some other European countries

  2. Sabot(noun)

    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 rifling


  1. Sabot

    A sabot is a device used in a firearm or cannon to fire a projectile, such as a bullet, that is smaller than the bore diameter, or which must be held in a precise position.

Anagrams of sabot

  1. boast

  2. boats

Translations for sabot

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a shoe made entirely of wood

Dutch clogs.

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