toeshoe

toeshoe

(ˈtəʊˌʃuː)
n
a ballet pump with padded toes

toe•shoe

(ˈtoʊˌʃu)

n.
a dance slipper fitted with a thick, reinforced toe to enable a person to toe-dance.
[1945–50]
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The toeshoes have come off in the feud between Ballet Arkansas and its soon-to-be-former principal dancer and ballet academy director.
Actually, tights, tutus and toeshoes since the "Trocks", as they are affectionately known on both sides of the Atlantic, are men i n drag giving Swan Lake, Paquita and The Dying Swan the kind of je ne sais quoi it's never had before.
A little girl wanting ballet slippers and a ballet outfit brought back my own childhood memories of toeshoes and nutcrackers.