Definitions of hoof

  1. To be on a tramp; to foot. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. walk (informal); "let's hoof it to the disco" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. dance in a professional capacity (slang) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the horny covering of the end of the foot in hoofed mammals Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The horny substance or case that covers or terminates the feet of certain animals, as horses, oxen, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A hoofed animal; a beast. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. See Ungula. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The horny substance covering the feet of certain animals, as horses, etc.; an animal with hoofs. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. The horny substance on the feet of certain animals, as horses, etc.: a hoofed animal:-pl. HOOFS or HOOVES-adj. HOOFED'. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Horny part of a beast's foot. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. The horny casing of the foot of the horse, ox, deer, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. The horny substance on the feet of certain animals; an animal. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. The horny substance that covers the feet of many animals. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for hoof

  1. Not a sound, either snort or hinney, escape them; not so much as the stamping of a hoof – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  2. For a moment she regarded savagely the cheap red ribbon which had appeared so beautiful to her; then with strong brown fingers tore it loose and flung it in the dust of the road, where Pete shied at it, and the stolid Beck coming on with flapping ears set hoof upon it. – Judith of the Cumberlands by Alice MacGowan