Definition of 'hoof'
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You can almost do it on the hoof, you just pick up your device, record a comment and ping it over. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You can almost do it on the hoof, you just pick up your device, record a comment and ping it over. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Just inches away there is the deep thud of a hoof or foot. The Sun (2011) Just hoof it high into the stands and have a breather. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was galloping across a field and her horse put a hoof down a rabbit hole. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But she stayed well and was one of the toughest horses to set hoof on turf. The Sun (2009)There were the rolling eye, the raised hoof poised to kick. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)If two call you a donkey, check for hoof prints. Christianity Today (2000)The first film opens conventionally enough with thundering horses' hooves. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Our horses' hooves clicked on the limestone and lava. WALKING THE BIBLE (2001)And the sound of horses' hooves? The Sun (2010)They are generally to be seen walking behind cattle and picking up insects that the animals' hooves disturb in the grass. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I remember seeing her riding hat afterwards: there was a great hoof print on it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)People forget that a goalkeeper's clearance should be an important pass, not a hoof upfield. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Remember their chopped heads on top of sticks, and their bodies crushed under horses' hooves. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One after another they leapt from the trailer, straight over the ramp, in an instant printing their proud hooves in the receiving earth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At the sound of the horses' hooves and the jingle of tack, she turned toward the road and watched as the men rode by. A Time of War (1993)ONE of Britain's busiest roads was shut yesterday when a horse got its hoof trapped in a trailer and went berserk. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'hoof'
British English: hoof NOUN
The hooves of an animal such as a horse are the hard lower parts of its feet.
The horses' hooves often could not get a proper grip.
Definition of hoof from the Collins English Dictionary
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