clip-clop

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clip-clop

n
the sound made by a horse's hooves

clip′-clop`



n., v.i. clip-clopped, clip-clop•ping.
clop.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.clip-clop - the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
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The story clip-clops along like an old horse and we all trot along behind this lovable, familiar, furry beast.
Onthe Rowley Mile in spring, there are no flip-flops, only clip-clops. Over these two days it is all about the horse.
"No I've never been to that house," the surly natives tell the young solicitor down from London, "and I've never wanted to neither." Moments later his pony and trap clip-clops through the fog up to the bleak mansion set in its coastal desolation.