hoofprint


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hoofprint

(ˈhuːfˌprɪnt)
n
a mark made by an animal's hoof on the ground

hoof•print

(ˈhʊfˌprɪnt, ˈhuf-)

n.
the impression made by an animal's hoof.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hoofprint - a visible impression on a surface made by the hoof of an animalhoofprint - a visible impression on a surface made by the hoof of an animal
print, mark - a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere"
References in classic literature ?
It was a horse-track only partially covered with snow, and could be none but his own horse's hoofprints. He had evidently gone round in a small circle.
Bragg, who teaches journalism at the University of Alabama, contributed the lead essay, "Your First Oyster," about his many experiences with bivalves, from his first--"It tasted like wet dirt, only slicker, fishier, like what a tadpole would taste like if you sucked it right out of the ditch, or a wet hoofprint"--to the "magic" experience he had in New Orleans that made him a convert.
The Compassionate Carnivore, subtitled Or, How to Keep Animals Happy, Save Old MacDonald's Farm, Reduce Your Hoofprint, and Still Eat Meat (Da Capo Press, $24), written by well-grounded dreamer Catherine Friend, is a convincing book exhorting consumers to think about what their food represents.
But even more striking than the similarities between the campaigns, is this difference: Whereas Clinton had substance aplenty to back up his stylistic breaks with the old Democratic orthodoxy, Bush is shallower than a hoofprint on granite.
On the basis of hoofprint measurements, Vietnam's rhinos are only about two-thirds as big as members of their species in Java's Ujung Kulon National Park.
Another account has it that the Huntsman was a Jew who would not suffer Jesus to drink out of a watering trough but pointed to some water in a hoofprint as good enough for " such an enemy of Moses.
"They like the 'green' aspect and the low-carbon hoofprint seems to be going down well."
FERGUS SWEENEY turned a potentially hazardous situation into an unlikely triumph aboard Peter Makin's front-runner Carbon Hoofprint in the 1m handicap.
BATH: 5.15 Soccer, 5.45 Papyrian, 6.15 Carbon Hoofprint, 6.45 Dreamwalk, 7.15 Golden Destiny, 7.45 Precious Citizen.
Star performance Fergus Sweeney, with no steering, winning on Carbon Hoofprint FERGUS SWEENEY turned a potentially hazardous situation into an unlikely triumph aboard Peter Makin's front-runner Carbon Hoofprint in the 1m handicap.
ADVICE Back on next start over 6f The Carbon Hoofprint Peter Makin 3rd, Brighton, April 8 Considering he seemed to hate Brighton's undulations, third has to go down as a respectable effort in what looked a reasonable maiden with the first three occupying the top three places in the betting.
Llyn Barfog nr Aberdyfi, Gwynedd: Magical mountain lake where fairy cattle disappeared into the water; nearby is Carn March Arthur, a rock with King Arthur's horse's hoofprint.