a sound made by or as if by a horse's hoof striking the ground.
verb (used without object), clopped, clopping.
to make or move with such a sound.

1895–1900; imitative Unabridged
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clop (klɒp)
vb , clops, clopping, clopped
1.  (intr) to make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
2.  a sound of this nature
[C20: of imitative origin]

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Word Origin & History

"sound of boots or hoofs on the ground," 1901, echoic.
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Example sentences
The clop of their hooves sounds oddly bucolic against the throaty thrum of helicopters overhead.
Horse-drawn carriages clop by, and strollers walk along sidewalks edged with pink marble.
We old-timers remember the clop-clop of hoofs and the rumble of farm wagons in those tunnels across the creeks.
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