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Noun1.clippety-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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We clippety-clop through the narrow, magnificent gorge, known as the Siq, its walls a glorious natural tapestry streaked with shades of tea pink, ochre and chocolate brown.
Now as deputy chief executive of her beloved Toffees, Denise is charged with making match days memorable for another royal blue generation, and the former university lecturer admits her own cherished recollections come flooding back when she opens the window of her Goodison office hours before a game, and hears the clippety-clop of horses' hooves outside the ground.
Mum Rachel Hillman, 28, said: "When he's with the horses, Cian counts a bit, which is amazing, and he makes clippety-clop horse noises.