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dogtrot

noun dog·trot \ ˈdȯg-ˌträt \

Definition of dogtrot

1 : a quick easy gait suggesting that of a dog
2 chiefly Southern US and Midland US : a roofed passage similar to a breezeway; especially : one connecting two parts of a cabin

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First Known Use of dogtrot

15th century


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dogtrot

verb

Definition of dogtrot

intransitive verb
: to move or progress at a dogtrot

First Known Use of dogtrot

circa 1900


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