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hoof
British English: /huːf/
American English: /hʊf/
, /huf/

Translation of hoof in French:

noun

  • also: pl hoofs ou hooves
    (of horse, cow) cattle bought on the hoof
    du bétail acheté sur pied

Idioms

[informal]
to hoof it

aller à pinces (informal) or à pied

to think up a policy on the hoof

improviser une politique

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