canter

  • 1 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

  • 2 Canter — ist der Familienname von: Ernst Canter (1888 1956), deutscher Offizier und Feldflieger im Ersten Weltkrieg Canter bezeichnet außerdem: in der Pferdedressur Canter, siehe Kanter den Mitsubishi Fuso Canter, ein Nutzfahrzeug des Mitsubishi Konzerns …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 canter — cánter (galop) s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CÁNTER s.n. (Hipism) Galop de încercare, scurt şi uşor. [< engl., fr. canter]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  CÁNTER s. n. galop scurt şi uşor.… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 Canter — Can ter (k[a^]n t[ e]r), n. [An abbreviation of Canterbury. See Canterbury gallop, under {Canterbury}.] 1. A moderate and easy gallop adapted to pleasure riding. [1913 Webster] Note: The canter is a thoroughly artificial pace, at first extremely… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 canter — 1. (kan té) v. a. Terme de métier. Mettre sur le côté, poser de champ. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. champ 2. canter 2. (entrée créée par le supplément) (kan tèr) s. m.    Terme de turf. Galop d essai qui précè …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 6 canter — ► NOUN ▪ a pace of a horse between a trot and a gallop, with not less than one foot on the ground at any time. ► VERB ▪ move at a canter. ● in (or at) a canter Cf. ↑in a canter ORIGIN short for Canterbury pace, from the supposed easy pace of… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Canter — Can ter, v. t. To cause, as a horse, to go at a canter; to ride (a horse) at a canter. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Canter — Cant er, n. 1. One who cants or whines; a beggar. [1913 Webster] 2. One who makes hypocritical pretensions to goodness; one who uses canting language. [1913 Webster] The day when he was a canter and a rebel. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Canter — Can ter (k[a^]n t[ e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cantered} (k[a^]n t[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cantering}.] To move in a canter. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 canter — (v.) 1706, from a contraction of Canterbury gallop (1630s), easy pace at which pilgrims rode to CANTERBURY (Cf. Canterbury) (q.v.). As a noun, canter is recorded from 1755 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 canter — [kan′tər] n. [contr. < Canterbury gallop: from pace at which the pilgrims rode to Canterbury] 1. a smooth, easy pace like a moderate gallop 2. the rumbling sound of a cantering horse vi., vt. to ride or move at a canter …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 Canter [1] — Canter (Waarenk.), so v.w. Cantre …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 13 Canter [2] — Canter, 1) Wilhelm, geb. 1542 in Utrecht u. st. 1575; er gab den Euripides, Sophokles u. Äschylos heraus; übersetzte die Reden des Aristides u. schr.: Novae lectiones, Basel 1564, n. Ausg. 1566; Syntagma de ratione emendandi graecos autores, Antw …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 Canter — (engl., spr. kännter, ursprünglich Canterbury gallop, Handgalopp), in der Turssprache langsamer, abgekürzter Galopp. Im C. gewonnen, soviel wie leicht gewonnen. Daher »Aufkantern« (s.d.) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 15 Canter — The canter is a controlled, three beat gait performed by a horse. It is a natural gait possessed by all horses, faster than most horses trot but slower than the gallop, and is used by all riders. The speed of the canter varies between 16 27 km/h… …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 Canter — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Canter », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Sommaire …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 17 Canter's — Infobox Restaurant name = Canter s Deli image width = 300px image caption = Canter s Deli at night established = 1924 current owner = head chef = food type = Jewish delicatessen dress code = rating = street address = 419 North Fairfax Avenue city …

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  • 18 canter — I. noun Date: 1609 one who uses cant: as a. beggar, vagabond b. a user of professional or religious cant II. verb Etymology: short for obsolete canterbury, noun (canter), from Canterbury, England; from the supposed gait of pilgrims riding to… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 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

  • 20 canter — n. & v. n. a gentle gallop. v. 1 intr. (of a horse or its rider) go at a canter. 2 tr. make (a horse) canter. Phrases and idioms: in a canter easily (win in a canter). Etymology: short for Canterbury pace, from the supposed easy pace of medieval… …

    Useful english dictionary


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