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clip-clop

[ klip-klop ]

clip-clop

noun

  1. the sound made by a horse's hooves


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Word History and Origins

Origin of clip-clop1

First recorded in 1880–85

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Example Sentences

Then the girls heard a faint clip-clop of hoof-beats on the rocky trail leading along Top Notch.

But it was late in the afternoon when the clip-clop of horses' hoofs rang out over the crater of the ranch.

Auguste heard the soft clip-clop of a horse's hooves and the creak of carriage wheels and raised a hand to alert the others.

Silence ensued then for a moment, at the end of which interval Dale heard a rapid clip-clop on the rocky trail outside.

There seemed to be a rushing in his ears through which pierced sharp, ringing clip-clop of iron hoofs.

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