gait·​ed ˈgā-təd How to pronounce gaited (audio)
: having a particular gait or so many gaits
a 3-gaited horse

Examples of gaited in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Horses that amble, called gaited horses, can move at the same speeds as other horses, but do so without the ceaseless up-and-down of their trotting counterparts. Nathaniel Scharping, Discover Magazine, 10 Aug. 2016 Bandini wasn’t ready to canter in a show, so he was entered in two-gaited classes, walking and trotting. Lori Riley,, 4 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1588, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gaited was in 1588

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“Gaited.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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