hoof·​print | \ ˈhu̇f-ˌprint How to pronounce hoofprint (audio) , ˈhüf-\

Definition of hoofprint

: an impression made by a hoof

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About 20 MarketFront hoofprints are still available for $5,000 apiece. Alan Berner, The Seattle Times, "Follow the tracks in Pike Place Market," 12 July 2019 Each hoofprint accommodates up to three lines of type. Alan Berner, The Seattle Times, "Follow the tracks in Pike Place Market," 12 July 2019 And the girls identified things that were mysterious to me, such as the hoofprints feral horses left on dirt roads or holes where a ground-dwelling owl might live. Ted Conover, Harper's magazine, "The Last Frontier," 22 July 2019 On Western Avenue, hoofprints are available for $2,500 each. Alan Berner, The Seattle Times, "Follow the tracks in Pike Place Market," 12 July 2019 Look for signs, including hoofprints and droppings, which can direct your search. Aaron Gulley, Outside Online, "Believe It or Not, You Can Safari in New Mexico," 16 Apr. 2018 All the walkways throughout the course are imprinted with tiny goat hoofprints. Rand Richards Cooper, courant.com, "In Our Midst: Cantons In Canton: Take A Swing Out To Matterhorn Mini Golf," 3 June 2017

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First Known Use of hoofprint

1804, in the meaning defined above

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