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Definition of hoof

Hoof
Hoof 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.
hoof
Cloven 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.
Hoof
Hoof 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. [root]225.] 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.
Hoof
Hoof 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 mammal, strengthened by a thick, horny...
- A cloven hoof, cleft hoof, divided hoof or split hoof is a hoof split into two toes. This is found on members of the mammalian order Artiodactyla. Examples...
- 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...
- Foot-and-mouth disease or hoof-and-mouth disease (Aphthae epizooticae) is an infectious and sometimes fatal viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including...
- Cloven Hoof may refer to: Cloven Hoof (band), a heavy metal band from Wolverhampton Cloven Hoof (album), a 1984 album by Cloven Hoof Cloven hoof, a hoof split...
- A Hoof Here, a Hoof There (Czech: Kopytem sem, kopytem tam) is a Czech drama film directed by Věra Chytilová. It was released in 1989. The film was entered...
- a horse's hoof from wear. Shoes are attached on the palmar surface (ground side) of the hooves, usually nailed through the insensitive hoof wall that...
- Hands off our Forest (HOOF) is a campaign group formed in 2010 to fight the UK Government's proposed sale of publicly owned land in the Forest of Dean...
- A cow hoof is cloven, or divided, into two approximately equal parts, usually called claws. Approximately 95% of lameness in dairy cattle occurs in the...
- Natural hoof care is the practice of keeping horses so that their hooves are worn down naturally and so do not suffer overgrowth, splitting and other disorders...
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