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  • n. Plural form of forehoof.


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  • At the lacefringe of the tide he halted with stiff forehoofs, seawardpointed ears.

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  • Kurnos gaped as it towered above him, at the forehoofs churning the air.

    Chosen Of The Gods

  • She leaped, her forehoofs aiming for the griffin's body.

    Faun & Games

  • And numbering in hundreds and thousands, all those steeds were free from the habit of scratching the ground with their forehoofs.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • He faced straight in, pawing the yielding bank with his forehoofs and suspended over the roar of the torrent.


  • Screaming with rage and hate he sprang forward at a dead run, propelling himself with the speed of a bullet for a hundred yards, only to come to a dizzying, terrifying stop; standing on his hind legs; pawing furiously at the air with his forehoofs; tearing impotently at the bit with his teeth, slashing with terrific force in the fury of his endeavor.

    The Boss of the Lazy Y

  • In an instant he was bending over the beast, working at its hoofs, drawing the forehoofs and one hind hoof together, lashing them fast, twining the rope in a curious knot that, the girl knew from experience, would hold indefinitely.

    The Range Boss

  • But he sneered as with the movement he sent a bullet into the man's chest; his lips curving with slight irony when Dolver's gun went off, the bullet throwing up sand at Purgatory's forehoofs.

    'Drag' Harlan

  • Then Billy's forehoofs came down; he grunted, heaved a tremendous sigh and stood, his legs braced, awaiting orders.

    'Drag' Harlan

  • Into his forehoofs they branded this shameful inscription: D.S. C. 937, on his back they flung a forty-pound single harness with a dirty piece of canvas as a blanket.

    Horses Nine Stories of Harness and Saddle


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