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hoof oil

[′hu̇f ‚ȯil]
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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She found three of the precious pets had been attacked with a sticky spray that had narrowly missed their eyes, and a heap of plants had been piled against the stable wall and soaked in flammable hoof oil, as if someone had been trying to start a fire.
"I love grooming him, he'll even lift a foot when I put on hoof oil," she said.
He tells plenty of stories against himself, not least the one when, as a lad with Ron Hodges, he became legless after a hunt meet, fell asleep in the tack room and woke to find his shoes missing and his hair covered in marmalade and hoof oil. Shortly afterwards, worn down by his failure to pick up any decent rides, he was all set to emigrate to New Zealand.