1) Probably for ‘iron-shod’, used of a wooden implement furnished with a shoe or sheath of iron.

1485 j shod shole [shovel] ijd ob, Ripon

1576 two shodd forkes, two Iron forkes, Leeds

1632 one Iron forke one shodd Shovell and one shodd spaid 2s 0d, Scriven. A shod cart or wain was one with iron-bound wheels: 1515 unum le shodd wayne, ij oxen, North Frodingham

1557 ij unshod cowpes, Thornton Bridge

1577 for shodcartts ... 33s 6d, Beverley.

dates 1485 1515 1557 1576 1577 1632

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