Canterbury gallop
Aubin Au"bin, n. [F.] A broken gait of a horse, between an amble and a gallop; -- commonly called a {Canterbury gallop}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Canterbury gallop — A moderate gallop of a horse (see ↑canter) • • • Main Entry: ↑gallop * * * Canterbury gallop, a gentle or moderate gallop; canter. ╂[because of the easy pace of pilgrims riding to Canterbury] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canterbury gallop — Canterbury Can ter*bur*y (k[a^]n t[ e]r*b[e^]r*r[y^]), prop. n. 1. A city in England, giving its name various articles. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury (primate of all England), and contains the shrine of Thomas [ a] Becket, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canterbury — Can ter*bur*y (k[a^]n t[ e]r*b[e^]r*r[y^]), prop. n. 1. A city in England, giving its name various articles. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury (primate of all England), and contains the shrine of Thomas [ a] Becket, to which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canterbury ball — Canterbury Can ter*bur*y (k[a^]n t[ e]r*b[e^]r*r[y^]), prop. n. 1. A city in England, giving its name various articles. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury (primate of all England), and contains the shrine of Thomas [ a] Becket, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canterbury tale — Canterbury Can ter*bur*y (k[a^]n t[ e]r*b[e^]r*r[y^]), prop. n. 1. A city in England, giving its name various articles. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury (primate of all England), and contains the shrine of Thomas [ a] Becket, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • History of the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs — The history of the Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs stretches from the 1930s to the present day. Based in Belmore, a suburb of Sydney, the Bulldogs in 1935 were admitted to the New South Wales Rugby Football League (NSWRFL) competition, a… …   Wikipedia

  • canter — canter1 /kan teuhr/, n. 1. an easy gallop. v.t., v.i. 2. to move or ride at a canter. [1745 55; short for Canterbury to ride at a pace like that of Canterbury pilgrims] canter2 /kan teuhr/, n. a person who is much given to the use of cant. [1870… …   Universalium

  • Kanter — Kạn|ter1 〈m. 3〉 1. Verschlag, Kellerlager 2. Gestell (z. B. für Fässer) [<frz. chantier Gestell, Stapelblock, Lager“, mit Bedeutungswandel (wie von „Bock“ zu „Klotz“) <lat. cant(h)erius „Gaul, Klepper“] Kạn|ter2 〈m. 3〉 kurzer, leichter… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Horse gait — This is an article on horse gaits; for other meanings, see: gait (disambiguation). Horse gaits are the different ways in which a horse can move, either naturally or as a result of specialized training by humans.Ensminger, M. E. Horses and… …   Wikipedia

  • canter — [ kɑ̃tɛr ] n. m. • 1862; mot angl., p. ê. de Canterbury, d apr. l allure lente des chevaux des pèlerins de cette ville ♦ Turf Galop d essai d un cheval de course. ● canter nom masculin Jeu de fortes fraises servant à déchiqueter directement en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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