Definition of Clopping

1. Noun. The sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface.

Exact synonyms: Clip-clop, Clippety-clop, Clop, Clumping, Clunking
Generic synonyms: Sound



Definition of Clopping

1. Verb. (present participle of clop) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clopping

1. clop [v] - See also: clop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clopping

cloops
cloot
clootie
clooties
cloots
clop
clopamide
clopen
clopenthixol
clopentixol
clophedianol
clopidogrel
clopidogrel bisulfate
clopidol
clopped
clopping (current term)
clopradone
cloprostenol
clops
clopyralid
cloque
cloques
clorazepate
clorgyline
cloroqualone
clorprenaline hydrochloride
closable
close
close, but no cigar

Literary usage of Clopping

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1. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"clopping, limping. " Clop and go one.'' '' Mother was clopping." Close, reserved. " She's a close woman. ..."

2. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis (1920)
"They lurched to the highroad and awoke from their sun- soaked drowse at the sound of the clopping hoofs. They paused to look for partridges in a rim of ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"clopping, limping. " Clop and go one.'' '' Mother was clapping." Close, reserved. " She's a dose woman. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"Uncle Dick, the Gunner, my grandfather's boy, will go." " Thic clopping J toad ! " said Temper. " He'd make a fine coose of et, sure 'nuff. ..."

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