Pronunciation: (snō'shOO"), [key]
—n., v., -shoed, -shoe•ing.
1. a contrivance that may be attached to the foot to enable the wearer to walk on deep snow without sinking, esp. a light, racket-shaped frame across which is stretched a network of rawhide.
2. See Indian yellow (def. 1).
to walk or travel on snowshoes.
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