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hoof

hoof

 
pronunciation:
hUf
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: hoofs, hooves
definition 1: the hard horny covering that encases the foot of certain mammals such as horses, pigs, and deer.
definition 2: the entire foot of such mammals.
definition 3: (informal) a human foot.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hoofed, hoofing, hoofs
definition 1: (informal) to walk (usu. fol. by it).
Let's hoof it to the store before closing time.
definition 2: (slang) to dance.
derivation: hooflike (adj.)
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