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toe·cap

 (tō′kăp′)
n.
A reinforced covering of leather or metal for the toe of a shoe or boot.
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toecap

(ˈtəʊˌkæp)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a reinforced covering for the toe of a boot or shoe
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toe•cap

(ˈtoʊˌkæp)

n.
a piece of leather or other material covering the toe of a shoe.
[1790–1800]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toecap - a protective leather or steel cover for the toe of a boot or shoe, reinforcing or decorating it
boot - footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
wing tip - a decorative toecap having a point extending toward the throat of the shoe
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Translations

toecap

[ˈtəʊkæp] Npuntera f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

toecap

toe-cap [ˈtəʊkæp] nbout m renforcétoe-curling [ˈtəʊkɜːrlɪŋ] adj (= excruciating) → à faire grincer les dents
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

toecap

[ˈtəʊˌkæp] nmascherina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Incredibly, though his boot's leather surface was ruined, Russell escaped without a scratch thanks to the reinforced steel toecaps that saved his foot from being crushed.
Rubber toecaps offer protection and resist wear, while rugged rubber outsoles provide solid traction on any terrain.
Minutes later, he is clambering over my legs, nibbling my toecaps, pushing me into a fence with his gigantic paws and making a crazy squeal that is just weeks away from becoming a mighty roar.
Sand swished, and under my cap brim appeared a polished rattan cane, gleaming oxblood Oxford shoes, dark tan slacks with a perfect "break" over the smooth toecaps. A silky cultured voice said, "Pardon me, sir.
I really think we should wear crash helmets and steel toecaps.
When I dropped, aged about nine, I guess, the outstanding memories are the clicking of my toecaps over the blue brickwork (you never dropped in daps) and the terrific jolt when I hit bottom, where two of my mates waited, arms ready to brace me against falling backward on to the Tarmac.
The introduction of composite toecaps and composite material mid-plates has accelerated this demand.
A good, sturdy pair of boots with steel toecaps will protect your feet if you are landscaping.
The child was pushed over in Milton Keynes at 7.30am on Friday and molested by a man wearing boots with steel toecaps. She said her attacker was white, about 30 and 5ft 9in with green or blue eyes.
Skinner was a piranha used to snapping at people's ankles and as a miner the wing-half also spent time down the pit, where he learned everything he knew about the game - ie it hurts much more when you kick someone if you're wearing steel toecaps.