Trot Trot, v. t. To cause to move, as a horse or other animal, in the pace called a trot; to cause to run without galloping or cantering. [1913 Webster]

{To trot out}, to lead or bring out, as a horse, to show his paces; hence, to bring forward, as for exhibition. [Slang.] [1913 Webster]

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  • trot — trot …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • trot — [ tro ] n. m. • XIIe; subst. verb. de trotter 1 ♦ Allure naturelle du cheval et de quelques quadrupèdes, intermédiaire entre le pas et le galop, et dans laquelle les membres oscillent par paires croisées (par exemple l antérieur gauche avec le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • trot — TROT. s. m. Alleure des bestes de voiture entre le pas & le galop. Grand trot. petit trot. aller le trot. aller au trot. il faut mettre ce cheval au trot. le trot est trop rude …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Trot — may mean: *Trot (music), a genre of Korean pop music *Trot (horse gait)*A trotline *A literal translation of a foreign text *A mildly negative epithet for Trotskyist *Trot (Oz), a character from the Oz books of L. Frank Baum *Trot Nixon,… …   Wikipedia

  • Trot — Trot, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trotted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trotting}.] [OE. trotten, OF. troter, F. trotter; probably of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. tread; cf. OHG. trott?n to tread. See {Tread}.] 1. To proceed by a certain gait peculiar to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trot — Trot, n. [F. See {Trot}, v. i.] 1. The pace of a horse or other quadruped, more rapid than a walk, but of various degrees of swiftness, in which one fore foot and the hind foot of the opposite side are lifted at the same time. The limbs move… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trot — s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  TROT s.n. (Echit.) Scurt, liniştit şi ritmic. [< fr. trot]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 23.10.2005. Sursa: DN  TROT s. n. trap scurt, liniştit şi ritmic. (< fr. trot) …   Dicționar Român

  • trot — (n.) c.1300, from O.Fr. trot (12c.), from troter to trot, to go, from Frankish *trotton (Cf. O.H.G. trotton to tread ), from a variant of the Germanic base of TREAD (Cf. tread) (q.v.). The verb is attested in English from mid 14c. Italian… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tròt — trot m. trot ; allure de cheval > Anar au tròt : aller au trot …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • trot — ► VERB (trotted, trotting) 1) (of a horse) proceed at a pace faster than a walk, lifting each diagonal pair of legs alternately. 2) (of a person) run at a moderate pace with short steps. 3) informal go or walk briskly. 4) (trot out) informal… …   English terms dictionary

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