canter definition

  • noun:
    • A smooth gait, specifically of a horse, which reduced than a gallop but quicker than a trot.
    • A gait of a horse between a trot and a gallop, composed of three music and a "suspension" stage, where there are not any feet on the floor. Also describing this gait on various other four-legged animals.
    • A smooth gait, specially of a horse, which slow than a gallop but faster than a trot.
    • A ride on a horse at these types of speed.
    • one that cants or whines; a beggar.
    • one that tends to make hypocritical pretensions to goodness; one that makes use of canting language.
    • A gait of a horse between a trot and a gallop, consisting of three beats and a "suspension" stage, where there are no foot on the ground. Also explaining this gait on other four-legged creatures.
    • A moderate and simple gallop modified to enjoyment cycling.
    • A ride on a horse at such speed.
    • A rapid or simple moving over.
    • One who cants or whines; a beggar.
    • person who makes hypocritical pretensions to goodness; one that uses canting language.
    • One who cants or whines; a beggar.
    • A moderate and easy gallop adapted to enjoyment biking.
    • person who tends to make hypocritical pretensions to goodness; person who uses canting language.
    • an instant or easy passing more than.
    • A moderate working rate of a horse; a moderate or effortless gallop.
    • Figuratively, a brisk but effortless action of any sort; a running over or through; a run; a scamper.
    • person who cants or whines; a beggar.
    • one that makes hypocritical pretensions to goodness; person who makes use of canting language.
    • A moderate working speed of a horse; a moderate or effortless gallop.
    • One who cants or whines; a specialist beggar or vagrant.
    • Figuratively, a brisk but simple movement of any kind; a running over or through; a run; a scamper.
    • one that speaks cannot, in virtually any sense of the term; specially, a canting preacher.
    • a person who bids at an auction. See herb.
    • In a sawmill, a machine put on the carriage and always cant or roll-over the sign on the carriage for making initial cuts; a canting-machine.
    • one that cants or whines; a professional beggar or vagrant.
    • person who speaks cant, in almost any sense of the word; specially, a canting preacher.
    • One who bids at an auction. See extract.
    • a smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop
    • In a sawmill, a device put throughout the carriage and always cant or roll-over the log in the carriage in making the first slices; a canting-machine.
    • a smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To drive a horse at a canter.
    • To go or go at a canter.
    • To drive a horse at a canter.
    • To go or move at a canter.
    • to go in a canter.
    • to go in a canter.
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in (a horse) going at a canter.
    • To cause (a horse) going at a canter.
    • resulting in, as a horse, to go at a canter; to drive (a horse) at a canter.
    • resulting in, as a horse, to go at a canter; to drive (a horse) at a canter.
  • verb:
    • To move at such speed.
    • to maneuver at these types of rate.
    • ride at a cantering pace
    • ride at a canter
    • go at a canter, of ponies
    • trip at a cantering pace
    • trip at a canter
    • get at a canter, of ponies
  • others:
    • To move in a canter: stated of horses.
    • To ride a cantering horse.
    • resulting in to canter.
    • To move in a canter: said of horses.
    • To drive a cantering horse.
    • resulting in to canter.

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