mule shoe


mule shoe
бур. посадочный башмак

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  • mule — [mju:l] n [Sense: 1 2; Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: mul, from Latin mulus] [Sense: 3; Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: Latin mulleus type of red shoe worn by certain officials] 1.) an animal that has a ↑donkey and a horse as parents → …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mule — Ⅰ. mule [1] ► NOUN 1) the offspring of a male donkey and a female horse, typically sterile. 2) a hybrid plant or animal, especially a sterile one. 3) a stupid or obstinate person. 4) informal a courier for illegal drugs. 5) historical a kind of… …   English terms dictionary

  • mule — mule1 [myo͞ol] n. [OFr, fem. of mul < L mulus, mule] 1. the offspring of a donkey and a horse; esp., the offspring of a jackass and a mare: mules are nearly always sterile: cf. HINNY 2. a small tractor or electric engine used to tow boats… …   English World dictionary

  • mule — [ mjul ] noun count 1. ) an animal that has a horse as its mother and a DONKEY as its father, and is used for carrying heavy loads 2. ) a SLIPPER or shoe that has no upper part around the heel 3. ) INFORMAL someone who is paid to bring illegal… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Mule (footwear) — A pair of red mules (side) Mule, a French word, is a style of shoe that is backless and often closed toed. Mules can be any heel height from flat to high. The style is predominantly (but not exclusively) worn by women.[citation needed …   Wikipedia

  • Mule (disambiguation) — Contents 1 Animals 2 Fiction 3 Music 4 People …   Wikipedia

  • mule — English has two words mule. The ‘donkeylike animal’ [13] comes via Old French mul from Latin mūlus, which was borrowed from a pre Latin language of the Mediterranean area; Albanian mušk ‘mule’ is related. Mule the ‘slipper’ [16] is probably an… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • mule — English has two words mule. The ‘donkeylike animal’ [13] comes via Old French mul from Latin mūlus, which was borrowed from a pre Latin language of the Mediterranean area; Albanian mušk ‘mule’ is related. Mule the ‘slipper’ [16] is probably an… …   Word origins

  • shoe — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. footwear; footgear; sandal, espadrille, boot, loafer, casual, sneaker; runner, [tire] casing; [brake] lining. See clothing. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. footwear, foot covering. Types of shoes include:… …   English dictionary for students

  • mule — {{11}}mule (1) offspring of donkey and horse, from O.E. mul, O.Fr. mul mule, hinny (12c., fem. mule), both from L. mulus (fem. mula) a mule, probably from a pre Latin Mediterranean language. The mule combines the strength of the horse with the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • mule — mule1 /myoohl/, n. 1. the sterile offspring of a female horse and a male donkey, valued as a work animal, having strong muscles, a body shaped like a horse, and donkeylike long ears, small feet, and sure footedness. Cf. hinny1. 2. any hybrid… …   Universalium


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