Definition of Hoove

1. n. A disease in cattle consisting in inflammation of the stomach by gas, ordinarily caused by eating too much green food; tympany; bloating.



Definition of Hoove

1. Noun. A disease in cattle consisting of inflammation of the stomach by gas, usually caused by eating too much green food. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoove

1. to hover [v HOOVED, HOOVING, HOOVES] - See also: hover

Medical Definition of Hoove

1. A disease in cattle consisting in inflammation of the stomach by gas, ordinarily caused by eating too much green food and produces tympany and bloating. Origin: Allied to heave, hove. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoove

hootches
hootchie
hootchies
hooted
hootenannies
hootenanny
hooter
hooters
hootier
hootiest
hootin' tootin'
hooting
hootings
hoots
hooty
hoove (current term)
hooved
hooven
hoover up
hoovered
hoovering
hoovers
hooves
hooving
hoowee
hooyah
hop
hop, skip, and a jump
hop-picker
hop-skip

Literary usage of Hoove

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"... hoove mentioned afford another remarkable instance of the same kind ; and a third is mentioned as carried on in the Middle Temple in 1035. ..."

2. The American Reformed Cattle Doctor: Containing ... Information for by George H. Dadd (1851)
"hoove, OR "BLASTING." WHEN cattle or sheep are first turned into luxuriant pasture, after being poorly fed, or laboring under any derangement of the ..."

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