trot

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1trot

noun \ˈträt\

Definition of TROT

1
a (1) :  a moderately fast gait of a quadruped (as a horse) in which the legs move in diagonal pairs (2) :  a jogging gait of a human that falls between a walk and a run
b :  a ride on horseback
2
:  an old woman
3
:  a literal translation of a foreign text
4
plural :  diarrhea —used with the

Origin of TROT

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from troter to trot, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German trottōn to tread, Old English tredan
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Equestrian Terms

canter, cantle, curry, farrier, hunter, paddock, router, skirt, tack

2trot

verb

of a horse : to move at a speed faster than walking by stepping with each front leg at the same time as the opposite back leg

: to run at a slow, steady pace

: to move quickly

trot·tedtrot·ting

Full Definition of TROT

intransitive verb
1
:  to ride, drive, or proceed at a trot <the fox trotted over the knoll>
2
:  to proceed briskly :  hurry
transitive verb
1
:  to cause to go at a trot
2
:  to traverse at a trot

Examples of TROT

  1. A horse trotted past us.
  2. The batter trotted around the bases after hitting a home run.
  3. She trotted off to help.
  4. The little boy trotted along after his mother.

First Known Use of TROT

14th century

3trot

noun

Definition of TROT

:  trotline; also :  one of the short lines with hooks that are attached to a trotline at intervals

First Known Use of TROT

1883

Trot

noun \ˈträt\

Definition of TROT

:  an adherent of Trotskyism :  Trotskyist, Trotskyite

First Known Use of TROT

1962

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

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