From this the horny material which constitutes the hoof is exuded.
Imported column is given the weight of fresh (frozen) mutton and lamb imported, plus the estimated dead weight of the sheep imported on the hoof for slaughter.
The horny hoof is divided into a wall or crust consisting of the front and sides, the flattened or concave sole, and the frog, a triangular median prominence, notched posteriorly, with the apex turned forwards, situated in the hinder part of the sole.
According to the legend, it was produced by the stamping of the hoof of Bellerophon's horse Pegasus.
Though so short a period ago--not a good lifetime--the census of the buffalo in Illinois exceeded the census of men now in London, and though at the present day not one horn or hoof of them remains in all that region; and though the cause of this wondrous extermination was the spear of man; yet the far different nature of the whale-hunt peremptorily forbids so inglorious an end to the Leviathan.
In 1612 Hoof t produced his national tragedy of Geeraerdt van Velzen (pr.
Squatting, the doe strained again and one hoof presented again, only to disappear again after the contraction ended.
The hoof Brutus had brought her had to be a different one.
The lieutenant explained how to rivet the hoof and went away to his own quarters.
Within seconds the one hoof was visible again and the doe was screaming in agony.