Word of the Day – Sabot


WORD OF THE DAY
Sabot
sab-OH
Part of speech: noun
Origin: French, 16th century
1

A blocky wooden shoe

2

In weaponry, a disk that positions the projectile in the rifle barrel or cannon

Examples of Sabot in a sentence

“A European peasant woman might have worn a handmade kerchief and clunky sabots on her feet.”

“The cannon replica was missing an important piece for positioning and firing, the sabot.”