[hoo f-print, hoof-]


the impression made by an animal's hoof.

Origin of hoofprint

First recorded in 1795–1805; hoof + print
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Related Words for hoofprint

imprint, impression, footstep, track, trail, tread, spoor, hoofprint

Examples from the Web for hoofprint

Historical Examples of hoofprint

  • 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.


    Charles Emmett Van Loan