Loping
Lope Lope, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Loped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loping}.] [See {Leap}.] 1. To leap; to dance. [Prov. Eng.] ``He that lopes on the ropes.'' --Middleton. [1913 Webster]

2. To move with a leaping or bounding stride, as a horse. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]

3. To run with an easy, bounding stride; -- of people. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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