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hoof-and-mouth disease

[hoo f-uh n-mouth, hoof-] /ˈhʊf ənˈmaʊθ, ˈhuf-/
Origin of hoof-and-mouth disease
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • They went through the country like the hoof-and-mouth disease, and killed the Indians off like cattle.

    The Red One Jack London
hoof-and-mouth disease in Medicine

hoof-and-mouth disease n.
See foot-and-mouth disease.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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