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- n. Plural form of horseshoe.
- n. The game played by throwing horseshoes toward a metal stake.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of horseshoe.
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- n. a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it
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“Almost” only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades.
Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades.
Close only counts in horseshoes, buddy, and getting simple idioms wrong makes you look ignorant.
"Close" only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades.
Stand back or one of his horseshoes is going to hit you and knock you down real good, Jeb said.
It's only good in horseshoes and I don't play horseshoes.
They were called horseshoes, because presumably horses could use them too.
There is also a league forming for horseshoes, which is played through the summer months at Stewart Park.
The usual crowd of onlookers thronged the bank, attention being temporarily diverted from an important game of "horseshoes" that was taking place in the sugar grove below Trentman's shanty.
D. Pieces of iron, such as horseshoes, fragments of the tyres of wheels, and so forth, are traded from tribe to tribe for many hundreds of miles.