A plate or rim of iron nailed to the hoof of an animal to defend it from injury.
An iron socket or plate to take the thrust of a strut or rafter.
A plate, or notched piece, interposed between a moving part and the stationary part on which it bears, to take the wear and afford means of adjustment; -- called also slipper, and gib.
U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
a u-shaped metal plate nailed to the horse's hoof.