Hoofs vs Foal - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between hoofs and foal

is that hoofs is while foal is a young (male or female) horse, especially just after birth or less than a year old.

As verbs the difference between hoofs and foal

is that hoofs is (hoof) while foal is (equestrian) to give birth; to bear offspring.

hoofs

English

Noun

(head)
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  • The two cart-horses, Boxer and Clover, came in together, walking very slowly and setting down their vast hairy hoofs with great care

    Verb

    (head)
  • (hoof)
  • foal

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A young (male or female) horse, especially just after birth or less than a year old.
  • Verb

  • (equestrian) To give birth; to bear offspring.
  • * 1877 , (Anna Sewell), (Black Beauty) Chapter 22[http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Black_Beauty/22]
  • "Well," said John, "I don't believe there is a better pair of horses in the country, and right grieved I am to part with them, but they are not alike; the black one is the most perfect temper I ever knew; I suppose he has never known a hard word or a blow since he was foaled , and all his pleasure seems to be to do what you wish...

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