from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See foot-and-mouth disease.
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- n. acute contagious disease of cloven-footed animals marked by ulcers in the mouth and around the hoofs
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Ever hear the old story of how to stop hoof-and-mouth disease in cattle?
This novel had complications on the way to its birth, including false starts, a somewhat bizarre research trip to Hadrian's Wall at the height of England's hoof-and-mouth disease epidemic, and initial submission that coincided with 9/11.