hoofbeat
noun Date: 1847 the sound of a hoof striking a hard surface (as the ground)

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  • hoofbeat — also hoof beat, 1821, from HOOF (Cf. hoof) (n.) + BEAT (Cf. beat) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hoofbeat — [ho͞of′bēt΄, hoof′bēt΄] n. the sound made by the hoof of an animal when it runs, walks, etc …   English World dictionary

  • hoofbeat — /hoof beet , hoohf /, n. the sound made by an animal s hoof in walking, running, etc. [1840 50; HOOF + BEAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • hoofbeat — noun The sound of a hoof striking the ground …   Wiktionary

  • hoofbeat — n. sound made by a hoof when walking or running …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hoofbeat — hoof•beat [[t]ˈhʊfˌbit, ˈhuf [/t]] n. the sound made by an animal s hoof in walking, running, etc • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • hoofbeat — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : the sound of a hoof striking the ground or other hard surface hoofbeats fading in the distance * * * /hoof beet , hoohf /, n. the sound made by an animal s hoof in walking, running, etc. [1840 50; HOOF + BEAT] * * * hoofˈbeat… …   Useful english dictionary

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