The game played by throwing horseshoes toward a metal stake.

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  • Horseshoes — is an outdoor game played between two people (or two teams of two people) using four horseshoes and two stakes. The game is played by the players alternating turns tossing horseshoes at stakes in the ground, which are traditionally placed 40 feet …   Wikipedia

  • horseshoes —    Nowadays the horseshoe is a generalized symbol of good luck, used, for instance, on greeting cards and wedding cakes; already in the late 14th century it was believed that to find a horseshoe by chance is a lucky thing. Later references are… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • horseshoes — horse|shoes [ hɔrs,ʃuz ] noun uncount AMERICAN a game in which players throw horseshoes at a short post stuck in the ground …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • horseshoes — horse·shoe || hÉ”rʃʃuː / hɔː n. U shaped piece of metal attached to a horse s hoof to protect it from rough surfaces v. attach horseshoes to a horse s hoofs adj. shaped like horseshoe, U shaped …   English contemporary dictionary

  • horseshoes — noun (U) an American outdoor game in which horseshoes are thrown at a post …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Horseshoes (film) — Infobox Film name = Horseshoes image size = caption = director = James D. Davis Larry Semon producer = James D. Davis Larry Semon writer = Larry Semon narrator = starring = Oliver Hardy music = cinematography = editing = distributor = released =… …   Wikipedia

  • horseshoes — noun a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it • Syn: ↑quoits • Members of this Topic: ↑leaner, ↑ringer • Hypernyms: ↑outdoor game * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Golden Horseshoes — Doctorwhobox serial name=54 55 The Golden Horseshoes writer=Carla Joseph Conway and Gerry Conway series= Series 2 length=2 episodes date=September 14 15, 1987 preceding=Spike s Search following=Flight to Cloud Castle| The Golden Horseshoes is the …   Wikipedia

  • Spanish horseshoes — Spanish Horseshoes(also called Polish Horseshoes) is an outdoor game played between two people (or two teams of two people) using a frisbee, two glass bottles, and stakes nailed into the ground. The game is played by the players alternating turns …   Wikipedia

  • American Horseshoes — Infobox VG title = American Horseshoes developer = Taito publisher = Taito released = 1990 platforms= Arcade Game genre = Sports game modes = Single player, 4 player arcade system = Taito L System hardware cpu=Z80 sound=YM2203 cabinet=Vertical… …   Wikipedia

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