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clop

[klop] /klɒp/
noun
1.
a sound made by or as if by a horse's hoof striking the ground.
verb (used without object), clopped, clopping.
2.
to make or move with such a sound.
Origin of clop
1895-1900
1895-1900; imitative
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  • When the wind stirred the branches a little fire of drops sounded "clop, clop!"

    Pierre and Luce Romain Rolland
  • It seemed to shout to Joanna as she came to it clop, clop along the road.

    Joanna Godden Sheila Kaye-Smith
  • The creak of saddle leather and the clop clop of her horses hoofs were all the sounds that disturbed the stillness.

British Dictionary definitions for clop

clop

/klɒp/
verb clops, clopping, clopped
1.
(intransitive) to make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
noun
2.
a sound of this nature
Word Origin
C20: of imitative origin
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Word Origin and History for clop
v.

1901, echoic of the sound of boots or hoofs on the ground. Related: Clopped; clopping.

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