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Synonyms for hoof

foot

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Synonyms for hoof

to move rhythmically to music, using patterns of steps or gestures

to go on foot

Synonyms for hoof

the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals

walk

References in classic literature ?
He stroked my right hand, seeming to admire the softness and colour; but he squeezed it so hard between his hoof and his pastern, that I was forced to roar; after which they both touched me with all possible tenderness.
Having no fingers or hands the beasts were rather clumsy, as you may guess; but Dorothy was surprised to observe how many things they could do with their stiff, heavy hoofs.
It was far worse when the procurator of the king, having emptied upon a floor a certain bag filled with movable letters, which Djali wore round his neck, they beheld the goat extract with his hoof from the scattered alphabet the fatal name of Phoebus.
All eyes turned towards a small door, which opened, and, to the great agitation of Gringoire, gave passage to a pretty goat with horns and hoofs of gold.
He heard the clatter of hoofs, the whip stung across his face, a third antagonist struck him between the eyes, and the man he held wrenched himself free and made off down the lane in the direction from which he had come.
The tumultuous noise resolved itself now into the disorderly mingling of many voices, the gride of many wheels, the creaking of waggons, and the staccato of hoofs.
Here have been his hoofs,--and there is a moccasin print, as I'm a sinner
It would soon bake you a buffaloe whole, or for that matter powder his hoofs and horns into white ashes.
Jim accepted it as a mere detail, and at his command the attendants gave his coat a good rubbing, combed his mane and tail, and washed his hoofs and fetlocks.
The mare, excited by Gladiator's keeping ahead, had risen too soon before the barrier, and grazed it with her hind hoofs.
Vronsky passed Mahotin, but he was immediately aware of him close upon him, and he never ceased hearing the even-thudding hoofs and the rapid and still quite fresh breathing of Gladiator.
His neatly shaped white body was covered with regular bars of dark brown, and his hoofs were delicate as those of a deer.
Mukhorty overtook them, and struck his hoofs against the back of the sledge in front of them.
Clips and empty cartridges, tarnished with verdigris, lay on the ground, which, while wet, had been torn up by the hoofs of horses.
She liked the rapid gait at which they spun along, and the quick, sharp sound of the horses' hoofs on the hard road.