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hoofprint

[hoo f-print, hoof-] /ˈhʊfˌprɪnt, ˈhuf-/
noun
1.
the impression made by an animal's hoof.
Origin of hoofprint
1795-1805
First recorded in 1795-1805; hoof + print
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  • In a patch of soft earth between two stones there was a hoofprint.

    Operation Terror William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • "In a hoofprint of Bossy the Cow," repeated Sweetvoice, chuckling softly.

  • He had two definite clues, the exploded shell and the V-shaped hoofprint.

  • He found it without great difficulty, for a hoofprint always attracted Tad Butler's attention.

  • He is intimately acquainted with every gopher hole, hoofprint and drain cover on the club property.

    Fore! Charles Emmett Van Loan
  • Bob himself pushed in, because he wanted to satisfy his mind with regard to the direction in which the hoofprint pointed.

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