One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not wearing shoes.
- ‘Unemployed single mother of two, Carol Hendricks, said her son Christopher was told by Van Eck yesterday to go home because his feet were unshod.’
- ‘The footprints were remarkably similar to the kind that would have been left by a small, unshod human being, but they were dated at 3.5 million years.’
- ‘But in a perfect environment on a perfect surface, then an unshod foot is probably the best way to go.’
- ‘Watson notes the importance for Kutjungka people of being unshod, walking bare-footed on the land, and most especially dancing bare-footed, and of spending a lot of time sitting or lying on the ground.’
- ‘‘Oh,’ Rebecca said, looking down at her unshod foot and smiling.’
- ‘Vibrations from instruments such as the talking drum or the didgeridoo, or even from foot-stomping dances, may have spoken volumes to distant, unshod listeners.’
- ‘In August 1994, at the Khat Moorat foundation ceremony, a pair of Indian sandals were placed at Pundit Shukla's feet to mark the fulfillment of his work after he had walked unshod for two years.’
- ‘It took another step, but instead of a paw, an unshod human foot trod upon the ground.’
- ‘Hedda is always in a pink slip, sometimes covered with a loose black robe, and generally unshod.’
- ‘Going unshod may have been par for the course on the road to Damascus, but it's no way to travel the A162 to Tadcaster.’
- ‘She spun on her unshod heel and began walking away.’
- ‘It is better for a horse's hoof to be left unshod if possible.’
- ‘When the weather's right and the streets are safe, though, I just can't help but to spread my toes and go unshod.’
- ‘Until this time, a primitive plow was arduously pulled through rough ground by an unshod horse with a strap across its windpipe.’
- ‘She stopped as she heard the slow click of unshod hooves on the cobblestone inside the gates.’
- ‘His blood ran cold when he saw the imprint of what looked to be several unshod hoof prints in the few patches of sand.’
- ‘The unshod hooves of the horses deftly maneuvered their way across the soft earth next to the bright, clear river.’
- ‘Those lining the street, to a child, were unshod.’
- ‘He was unshod and was sitting on a chair near the window.’
- ‘Thus the small toes of the habitually unshod be come stronger and bigger than those of the habitually shod.’
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