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a.1.Destitute of hoofs.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"The reptiles have left him as hoofless as a beaver!" He was yet speaking, when the whole body of the terrified animals rose the little acclivity, and swept by the place where he stood, followed by a band of dusky and demon-like looking figures, who pressed madly on their rear.
The day after the hoofless animals were euthanized on August 6,
Maybe in this wilderness we share, I'm just like the other humans: loud, stinky, clumsy, and hoofless; innumerable and indistinguishable; provisionally welcome, but not entirely trusted.