sabot: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sab'ō Fr. sa&sylpbō'), [key]
— pl. sab•ots
- a shoe made of a single block of wood hollowed out, worn esp. by farmers and workers in the Netherlands, France, Belgium, etc.
- a shoe with a thick wooden sole and sides and a top of coarse leather.
- a wooden or metal disk formerly attached to a projectile in a muzzleloading cannon.
- a soft metal ring at the base of a projectile that makes the projectile conform to the rifling grooves of a gun.
- sabot (Thesaurus)