Middle English, from Old English hōf; akin to Old High German huof hoof, Sanskrit śapha. First Known Use: before 12th century
By horseback and hoof, Twain takes us from the Mormon Theocracy of Utah to the wide-open craziness in the Sierra mining fields.
hoof horse hoof hoof (ho͝of, ho͞of) n. pl. hooves (ho͝ovz, ho͞ovz) or hoofs 1. a. The horny sheath covering the toes or lower part of the foot of a mammal of the ...
A hoof (/ ˈ h uː f / or / ˈ h ʊ f /), plural hooves (/ ˈ h uː v z / or / ˈ h ʊ v z /) or hoofs / ˈ h ʊ f s /, is the tip of a toe of an ungulate mammal ...
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 weight ...
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hoof it. Inf. to walk. If nobody gives us a ride, we'll have to hoof it. She hoofed it home from the dance in her high-heeled shoes. See also: hoof
The definition of a hoof is the hard cover on the feet of some mammals such as horses and deer, or is slang for the human foot.
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hoof a horny casing of the toe produced by hardened epidermal cuticle (keratin), found particularly in UNGULATES. hoof. the horny covering of the digit of ungulates.