Definition of Hoofs

1. Noun. (plural of hoof) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of hoof) ¹

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Definition of Hoofs

1. hoof [n] - See also: hoof

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoofs

hoof mark
hoofed mammal
hoofs (current term)
hook, line and sinker
hook above
hook and eye
hook in
hook line and sinker
hook of hamate bone
hook of spiral lamina
hook on

Literary usage of Hoofs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Microscopical Researches Into the Accordance in the Structure and Growth of by Theodor Schwann (1847)
"hoofs. and by their flattening in reference to its thickness, but the more the cells become ... hoofs. The horny tissue of hoofs, in the fœtus at least, ..."

2. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1855)
"hoofs. The horn of the hoof grows again in no animals except beasts of burden. The swine in some places in Illyricum have solid hoofs. ..."

3. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1776)
"It certainly cannot be faid, that the hoofs were ... hoofs are always better (that is, founder and tougher), ... hoofs had probably taken its rife, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"1911, 9, 305). horse's hoofs, 3-20 ; ox hair, 7 27 ; hoofs of oxen, 5-37 ; pigs' bristles, 7-22 ; pigs' hoofs, 2-17. ..."

5. The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Taoism by James Legge (1891)
"I. Horses can with their hoofs tread on the hoarfrost and snow, and with their hair withstand the wind and cold ; they feed on the grass and drink water; ..."

6. Systematic Theology: A Compendium and Commonplace-book Designed for the Use by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1907)
"Satan was pictured as having horns and hoofs—an image of the sensual and bestial — which led Cuvier to remark that the adversary could not devour, ..."

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