Trotting
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 quadrupeds; to ride or drive at a trot. See {Trot}, n. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To run; to jog; to hurry. [1913 Webster]

He that rises late must trot all day, and will scarcely overtake his business at night. --Franklin. [1913 Webster]


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  • trotting — 1. adjective /ˈtrɒtɪŋ,ˈtrɑtɪŋ/ Of an animal that trots. Not all horses are trotting horses. 2. noun /ˈtrɒtɪŋ,ˈtrɑtɪŋ/ The action of the verb to trot. Trotting along the avenue was relaxing …   Wiktionary

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  • TROTTING — n. racing for trotting horses pulling a two wheeled vehicle and driver …   Useful english dictionary

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  • trotting —       horse racing event in which Standardbred horses drawing sulkies compete. See harness racing. * * * …   Universalium

  • trotting — A term for harness racing in general. It also describes the specific gait of a trotter …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • trotting — trÉ‘t /trÉ’t n. gait between a walk and a run, jog; gait of a horse between a walk and a canter; (Archaic) old woman v. move briskly; move with a gait between a walk and run (usually of a horse); cause to trot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trotting race — a horse race using trotters. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

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