Definitions

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  • n. The mark of a hoof.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a visible impression on a surface made by the hoof of an animal

Etymologies

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hoof +‎ print

Examples

  • We will not cease our campaign of direct action until we have the Vote and the hoofprint is accepted as proof of identity.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • He turns toward home, extends his walk till hind far overreaches fore and every hoofprint is distinct.

    Peaceable Kingdom

  • The statement was signed 'Ermintrude Guevara, Chief Publicity Bovine, B. S.E' and marked with a hoofprint and cud signature.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • As the bulldog descended, his prey — an outsize boar with a wide “three-finger” hoofprint — sensed its imminent demise, and bolted past Clifford and the trailing pack.

    The Boar War

  • Capen keeps many aged examples of local brick, including one from an 1800 farmhouse in Frederick with a hoofprint impression likely made by a farm animal when bricks were lying out to dry before being fired in a wood kiln.

    Brick facades are sturdy, but keeping them that way requires care

  • But that hasn't stopped the lacto-lobby from insisting that rBST is actually a super-duper eco-friendly way to farm 'cause it lets you wring more milk out of fewer cows, thereby curbing a dairy farmer's carbon hoofprint.

    Kerry Trueman: You Heard It On Oprah: Factory Farms Stink

  • * On Wicca: In which we learn that Satan's hoofprint is firmly stamped on modern wicca.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Emery, screaming, curled defensively into a ball as the snorting animal rained blows on her, slicing open one of her ears and leaving her with huge bruises and a hoofprint on her hand.

    Firedoglake » Sadly, No!

  • Or when I’m trying to disguise his hoofprint so that it does not resemble the one left in the new 250 diesel up the road or the new Lexus down the road.

    Firedoglake » Late to the Party

  • Dismounting, Clay checked the ground until he found what he hoped for—an unshod hoofprint.

    The Frasers Clay

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