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Horseshoe vs. Equip

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Horseshoe

A horseshoe is a fabricated product, normally made of metal, although sometimes made partially or wholly of modern synthetic materials, designed to protect a horse hoof from wear. Shoes are attached on the palmar surface (ground side) of the hooves, usually nailed through the insensitive hoof wall that is anatomically akin to the human toenail, although much larger and thicker.
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Equip

To supply with necessities such as tools or provisions.
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Horseshoe

A flat U-shaped metal plate fitted and nailed to the bottom of a horse's hoof for protection.
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Equip

To furnish (someone) with the qualities necessary for performance; prepare
An education that will equip you to handle such problems.
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Horseshoe

A U-shaped object similar to a horseshoe.
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Equip

(transitive) To supply with something necessary in order to carry out a specific action or task; to provide with (e.g. weapons, provisions, munitions, rigging)
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Horseshoe

Horseshoes (used with a sing. verb) A game in which players toss horseshoes or horseshoe-shaped pieces at a stake so as to encircle it or come closer to it than the other players.
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Equip

(transitive) To dress up; to array; to clothe.
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Horseshoe

To fit with horseshoes.
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Equip

(transitive) To prepare (someone) with a skill.
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Horseshoe

The U-shaped shoe of a horse, now typically made of metal; by extension, a representation of this used to play the game horseshoes, hung as a luck charm, etc.
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Equip

To equip oneself with (an item); to bring (equipment) into active use.
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Horseshoe

The U shape of a horseshoe.
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Equip

To furnish for service, or against a need or exigency; to fit out; to supply with whatever is necessary to efficient action in any way; to provide with arms or an armament, stores, munitions, rigging, etc.; - said esp. of ships and of troops.
Gave orders for equipping a considerable fleet.
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Horseshoe

A well-developed set of triceps brachii muscles.
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Equip

To dress up; to array; accouter.
The country are led astray in following the town, and equipped in a ridiculous habit, when they fancy themselves in the height of the mode.
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Horseshoe

(logic) The symbol ⊃.
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Equip

Provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose;
The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities
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Horseshoe

(Midwest US) An open-faced sandwich originating from Springfield, Illinois, consisting of thick-sliced toasted bread, often Texas toast, a hamburger patty, French fries, and a cheese sauce.
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Equip

Provide with abilities or understanding;
She was never equipped to be a dancer
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Horseshoe

To apply horseshoes to (a horse).
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Horseshoe

A shoe for horses, consisting of a narrow plate of iron in form somewhat like the letter U, nailed to a horse's hoof.
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Horseshoe

Anything shaped like a horsehoe, such as a U-shaped bend in a river.
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Horseshoe

The Limulus or horsehoe crab.
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Horseshoe

A game in which horseshoes or horseshoe-shaped objects (usually made of metal) are thrown at either of two stakes fixed in the ground at a distance of 30 to 40 feet apart. The player stands at or near one stake and throws several the horseshoes at the other stake. Points are scored when the player throws the horseshoe so that it surrounds the stake; fewer points are scored if the horseshoe is close to but not surrounding the stake. The players take turns and the first player to achieve the target score wins; as, "almost" only counts with hand grenades or in horseshoes.
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Horseshoe

Game equipment consisting of an open ring of iron used in playing horseshoes
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Horseshoe

U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
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Horseshoe

Equip (a horse) with a horseshoe or horseshoes
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