clopped

clop

[klop]
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:
1895–1900; imitative

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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
 
n
2.  a sound of this nature
 
[C20: of imitative origin]

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clop
"sound of boots or hoofs on the ground," 1901, echoic.
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