Hoof

Definition of Hoof

Pronunciation: hŌf
n.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.
v. i.1.To walk as cattle.
2.To be on a tramp; to foot.
To hoof it
to foot it.
On the hoof
of cattle, standing (on the hoof); not slaughtered.
beef on the hoof
live cattle.

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ambulate, ankle, arch, circumambulate, clog, clubfoot, dance, digit, dog, extremity, fetlock, foot, foot it, forefoot, forepaw, fox-trot, harefoot, heel, hoof it, hop, instep, jaywalk, jog on, leg, leg it, pace, pad, pastern, patte, paw, pedal extremity, pedes, pedestrianize, perambulate, peripateticate, pes, pied, prance, pug, shake, shimmy, shuffle, shuffle along, skip, sole, splayfoot, step, stride, stump it, tap-dance, toe, tootsy, traipse, tread, trip, troop, trotter, ungula, walk, waltz
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