[ klop ]
/ klɒp /
a sound made by or as if by a horse's hoof striking the ground.
verb (used without object), clopped, clop·ping.
to make or move with such a sound.
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Origin of clop
First recorded in 1895–1900; imitative
Words nearby clop
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British Dictionary definitions for clopping
/ (klɒp) /
verb clops, clopping or clopped
(intr) to make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
a sound of this nature
Word Origin for clop
C20: of imitative origin
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