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  • n. Plural form of hoofmark.

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Examples

  • The trail, stretching six and a half kilometers, is a dirt track whose hoofmarks suggest it sees much more equine traffic than cyclists.

    Breaking Away

  • But no; there were hoofmarks in the soft soil, leading in, and the sound of stertorous breathing was audible below.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • There was not a single spot on the field that wasnt pounded down with hoofmarks.

    Exile's Valor

  • There were footprints, hoofmarks—much larger than those of donkeys—and strange furrows.

    The War of the Crowns

  • They continued to pay much heed to the soft earth about the house, noting that there were no hoofmarks of horses; this was a matter of significance to them.

    Eaters Of The Dead

  • A man's deep footprints mingled with the hoofmarks.

    Tom Swift Jr And His Flying Lab

  • "And those hoofmarks-a horse must have gone wild here!"

    Tom Swift Jr And His Flying Lab

  • Some again avowed 'twas an agent of the Prince of Darkness, for there were hoofmarks of an unshod horse discovered on one or two occasions leading up and away from the scene of the slaughter, and blood drops alongside, as though the booty had been slung from the horse's quarters, and there dripped down as he sped along.

    Border Ghost Stories

  • The ground was full of the scent and the hoofmarks of the departed herd.

    Operation: Outer Space

  • He whom prophecy had named from of old to come to the City of Never, went down one midnight with his magic halter to a lake-side where the hippogriffs alighted at dawn, for the turf was soft there and they could gallop far before they came to a town, and there he waited hidden near their hoofmarks.

    The Book of Wonder

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