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Definition of hoof
HoofHoof Hoof, n.
On the hoof, of cattle, standing (on the hoof); not
slaughtered. Hook Hook, n. (Geog.)
A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at
the outer end; as, Sandy Hook. hoofCloven Clo"ven, p. p. & a.
from Cleave, v. t.
To show the cloven foot or hoof, to reveal a devilish
character, or betray an evil purpose, notwithstanding
disguises, -- Satan being represented dramatically and
symbolically as having cloven hoofs. HoofHoof Hoof, n.; pl. Hoofs, very rarely Hooves. [OE. hof,
AS. h[=o]f; akin to D. hoef, G1huf, OHG. huof, Icel. h[=o]fr,
Sw. hof, Dan. hov; cf. Russ. kopuito, Skr. [,c]apha.
1. The horny substance or case that covers or terminates the
feet of certain animals, as horses, oxen, etc.
On burnished hooves his war horse trode. --Tennyson.
2. A hoofed animal; a beast.
Our cattle also shall go with us; there shall not a
hoof be left behind. --Ex. x. 26.
3. (Geom.) See Ungula. HoofHoof Hoof, v. i.
1. To walk as cattle. [R.] --William Scott.
2. To be on a tramp; to foot. [Slang, U.S.]
To hoof it, to foot it.
Meaning of hoof from wikipedia
- A hoof
(/ˈhuːf/ or /ˈhʊf/), plural hooves
(/ˈhuːvz/ or /ˈhʊvz/) or hoofs
/ˈhʊfs/, is the tip of a toe of an ungulate
by a thick, horny...
- A cloven hoof
, cleft hoof
, divided hoof
or split hoof
is a hoof split
into two toes. This is found
of the mammalian order
- A horse hoof
is a structure surrounding
the distal phalanx
of the 3rd digit
(digit III of the basic pentadactyl
limb of vertebrates, evolved
into a single...
- A cow hoof
is cloven, or divided, into two approximately equal
parts, usually called
95% of lameness
in dairy cattle occurs
- Cloven Hoof
to: Cloven Hoof
(band), a heavy metal
band from Wolverhampton Cloven Hoof
(album), a 1984 album
by Cloven Hoof Cloven hoof
, a hoof
off our Forest
) is a campaign group formed
in 2010 to fight
the UK Government's proposed
sale of publicly owned
land in the Forest
(born 2 December
1945 in Washington, DC) is an American fiction
is a graduate
he was a successful...
- Foot-and-mouth disease
is an infectious
and sometimes fatal viral disease
- Van Hoof
is a Dutch toponymic
hof and hoef, "homestead") may refer
to any number
with the -hof, -hoof
, or -hove...
disease, (HWSD), is an autosomal recessive genetic hoof disease
in horses. Research
is being carried
out at, among
others, UC Davis...
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