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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hoof /ˈhʊf, ˈhuf/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hoof /ˈhʊf, ˈhuf/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hoof n.; pl. Hoofs very rarely Hooves
 1. The horny substance or case that covers or terminates the feet of certain animals, as horses, oxen, etc.
    On burnished hooves his war horse trode.   --Tennyson.
 2. A hoofed animal; a beast.
    Our cattle also shall go with us; there shall not a hoof be left behind.   --Ex. x. 26.
 3. Geom. See Ungula.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hoof, v. i.
 1. To walk as cattle. [R.]
 2. To be on a tramp; to foot. [Slang, U.S.]
 To hoof it, to foot it.
 On the hoof, of cattle, standing (on the hoof); not slaughtered.
 beef on the hoof, live cattle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the foot of an ungulate mammal
      2: the horny covering of the end of the foot in hoofed mammals
      v 1: walk; "let's hoof it to the disco" [syn: foot, leg it, hoof
      2: dance in a professional capacity
      [also: hooves (pl)]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a cleft hoof as of neat cattle (Ex. 10:26; Ezek. 32:13); hence
    also of the horse, though not cloven (Isa. 5:28). The "parting
    of the hoof" is one of the distinctions between clean and
    unclean animals (Lev. 11:3; Deut. 14:7).