from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having hooves; ungulate.
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- adj. Having a hoof.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of hoof.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Furnished with hoofs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a hoof or hoofs; ungulate, whether artiodactyl or perissodactyl: distinguished from clawed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or resembling hoofs
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Deer have been rightly characterized as hoofed rats, eating anything that grows.
Under the systems of older naturalists the thick-skinned animals were lumped together under the order UNGULATA, or _hoofed animals_, subdivided by Cuvier into _Pachydermata_, or thick-skinned non-ruminants, and _Ruminantia_, or ruminating animals; but neither the elephant nor the coney can be called hoofed animals, and in other respects they so entirely differ from the rest that recent systematists have separated them into three distinct orders -- _Proboscidea_, _Hyracoidea_ and _Ungulata_, which classification I here adopt.
They have the best deals on all Broadway shows, from Donny Osmond has "hoofed" his way to very the top of the scoreboard with partner
For example, most hoofed herbivores (ungulates, if you like) are able to run very quickly, very soon after they are born (almost always less than a day).
When rinderpest was eradicated in the 1960s, the wildebeest and other hoofed species bounced back.
He was coming right at me-red eyes and all-like a four-hoofed locomotive.
Just think how healthy we all would be if, when taking public transportation, we went 1,000 feet beyond our destination and then hoofed it back.
On the dollar index I was damn close to my prediction until the Dec rally hoofed me in the head.
Another striking image: a late painting from 1902 called "Barbaric Tales," which depicts an old friend who had died as a cloven-hoofed specter, accompanied by a seated nude woman in a Buddha-like pose.
Burnley's consolation came via a farcical mix-up involving Bridge and Green, who between them should have hoofed the ball to safety.