single-footed pace
Single-foot Sin"gle-foot`, n. An irregular gait of a horse; -- called also {single-footed pace}. See {Single}, v. i. [1913 Webster]

Single-foot is an irregular pace, rather rare, distinguished by the posterior extremities moving in the order of a fast walk, and the anterior extremities in that of a slow trot. --Stillman (The Horse in Motion.) [1913 Webster]


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