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horseshoe

(hôrs′sho͞o′, hôr′sho͞o′)
n.
A flat U-shaped metal plate fitted and nailed to the bottom of a horse's hoof for protection.
tr.v. horse·shoed, horse·shoeing, horse·shoes
To fit with horseshoes.
Medspeak adjective Referring to a crescentic shape in which the crescent’s arms are longer than that of a proper crescent
Weight training noun A one-handed grip used for certain exercises—e.g., cable curls, triceps press downs, cable rows, lateral raises

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Considering that a shoeing is four horseshoes per horse each month for 9 million horses, the total horseshoe market in the United States is estimated at $432 million per annum.
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That means that when she pitched a horseshoe in competition, from the women's distance of 30 feet (men throw from 40 feet), she ringed it around the stake, on average, three out of every four times.
In the early 1970s, pitching horseshoes gained popularity and took over as the company's primary product.
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