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clip-clop

[klip-klop] /ˈklɪpˌklɒp/
noun
Origin of clip-clop
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • In the distance my ear caught a familiar sound—the clip-clop of horses trotting.

    Pushed and the Return Push George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
  • Suddenly the clip-clop, clip-clop of hoofs caused Duane to raise his head and listen.

  • But it was late in the afternoon when the clip-clop of horses' hoofs rang out over the crater of the ranch.

    Polly and Eleanor Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • Through the open window came the jingle, and the "clip-clop" and the hum.

    Diana Tempest, Volume I (of 3) Mary Cholmondeley
British Dictionary definitions for clip-clop

clip-clop

noun
1.
the sound made by a horse's hooves
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Word Origin and History for clip-clop

sound as of a horse's hooves, 1884, imitative.

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