hoof

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhuːf/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/hʊf, huf/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hŏŏf, ho̅o̅f )

Inflections of 'hoof' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
hoofs
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
hooves
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
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hoof

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [horse's, cow's] hoof
  2. the [horse's] hooves
  3. the [horse] [hurt, cracked, injured] his hoof
  4. the [horse's] [kicking, flailing] hooves
  5. padded the horse's hoof
  6. the [cattle, cows] were shipped on the hoof
  7. UK, informal: make decisions on the hoof
v
  1. hoof [it, the ball]
  2. hoofed it [upfield, up, into the area, to the striker]
  3. hoofed it [50 yards, 50 meters]
  4. hoof it [home, to school, to town, to the store]
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