hoofbeat

hoof·beat

 (ho͝of′bēt′, ho͞of′-)
n.
The sound made by each hoof of a hoofed animal as it moves.

hoofbeat

(ˈhuːfˌbiːt)
n
the sound made by an animal's hoof on the ground

hoof•beat

(ˈhʊfˌbit, ˈhuf-)

n.
the sound made by an animal's hoof in walking, running, etc.
[1840–50]
Translations

hoofbeat

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Was it the gleaming, snorting horses, whose every hoofbeat took us farther back in time?
Will Alexander, poet, novelist, essayist, playwright aphorist, visual artist, and pianist, is an American Book Award recipient for his book of essays Singing in Magnetic Hoofbeat (Essay Press, 2013).
Guffawing, barking, whistles, claps, And human speech and hoofbeat taps
You could see every muscle move, hear every shout, thwack of leather and every hoofbeat, and just feel the power of the horses galloping.
Here are words Carl Phillips uses in his new book of poetry, Speak Low: jackdaws, shadowland, talismanic, cypress, wingbeat, plash, lightless, hoofbeat, stableboy, foxheads.
2 million square feet development will feature over 500 luxury villas, 150 saddle home duplexes, low rise apartment buildings, an equestrian themed hotel, a Hoofbeat Activities Centre, an equine spa and therapy centre and some of the best equestrian and sports facilities in the UAE including stabling for 200 horses.
2 million square foot development will feature over 500 luxury villas, 150 saddle home duplexes, low rise apartment buildings, an equestrian themed hotel, a Hoofbeat Activities Centre, an equine spa and therapy centre and some of the best equestrian and sports facilities in the UAE including stabling for 200 horses.
After hitting the antlers together, I heard a hoofbeat to my right.
17) When Penthesilea observes Achilles from a distance, the language of physical hunger characterizes her admiration: "With every hoofbeat / She swallows, as if ravenous, one more piece / Of ground still separating her from him--" (20).
Betty was co-founder of Hoofbeat Ridge Camp in Wisconsin and now directs the Florida office of HSA.
Then there were the hoofbeat sounds superimposed on the race.
In setting upon both Trojan and Greek, refusing to "seek her friends on this side or on that" (168), Penthesilea exhibits a dangerous promiscuity that assails Achilles, the inviolate hero: "With ev'ry thund'ring hoofbeat / She swallows down some portion of the space / That still divides her from great Peleus' son" (179).