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clop-clop

[n. klop-klop; v. klop-klop] /n. ˈklɒpˌklɒp; v. ˈklɒpˈklɒp/
noun
1.
a clattering sound of repeated clops.
verb (used without object), clop-clopped, clop-clopping.
2.
to make or move with such a sound.
Origin of clop-clop
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • He marches up and down, beating two pieces of wood together--clop-clop, clop-clop--as he walks.

  • There was the jangle of harness and bells; the clop-clop of hoofs, rising to a clatter.

    Nights in London Thomas Burke
  • Distinctly, both girls could hear the clop-clop of approaching hoofbeats.

    Hoofbeats on the Turnpike Mildred A. Wirt

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