Definition of Hoofbeats

1. Noun. (plural of hoofbeat) ¹



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Definition of Hoofbeats

1. hoofbeat [n] - See also: hoofbeat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoofbeats

hoodwink
hoodwinked
hoodwinker
hoodwinkers
hoodwinking
hoodwinks
hoody
hooey
hooeys
hoof-and-mouth disease
hoof-mark
hoof it
hoof mark
hoofbeat
hoofbeats (current term)
hoofbound
hoofed
hoofed mammal
hoofer
hoofers
hoofing
hoofless
hooflike
hoofprint
hoofprints
hoofrot
hoofrots
hoofs
hoofstock

Literary usage of Hoofbeats

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1. Johnny Nelson: How a One-time Pupil of Hopalong Cassidy of the Famous Bar-20 by Clarence Edward Mulford (1920)
"Then the hoofbeats grew more rapid as Wolf increased the pace of his horse. ... As the hoofbeats coming from town grew rapidly louder and nearer he tensed ..."

2. The Wolf-cub: A Novel of Spain by Patrick Casey, Terence Casey (1918)
"They were men's voices, loud above the steady hoofbeats of the horses, as if raised in some wordy contention: "But I tell you, Pascual Montara, the Wolf-Cub ..."

3. Cry of the Phoenix by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"Those same hoofbeats are bearing down on you as you sit with this document in hand. Above those noisy hoofbeats arise other sounds--the metallic thud of ..."

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