Definition of sabot :
1. A kind of wooden shoe worn by the peasantry in France, Belgium, Sweden, and some other European countries.
2. A thick, circular disk of wood, to which the cartridge bag and projectile are attached, in fixed ammunition for cannon; also, a piece of soft metal attached to a projectile to take the groove of the rifling.
- This feeling was with him no affectation, but the deliberate, final conclusion of his life- he reverenced the sabot and the blouse, the implements of tillage and work, as the Greek did his gods and the implements of war and glory; he saw humanity reduced to its simplest and most noble physical functions and possibilities, as the Greek did the perfection of the physical form, but he lacked the perception of the types of pure beauty of the Greek. - "The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I", William James Stillman.
- Then the man raised his foot, sabot and all, and kicked the young gentleman into the street! - "A Hero of Romance", Richard Marsh.
- A sabot filled with salt, a frying- pan, and a large kettle hung inside the chimney. - "The Country Doctor", Honore de Balzac.