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plural -s
chiefly southern Africa
: a gait in which the horse moves both near and both off legs alternately and which somewhat resembles the amble


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intransitive verb

variants or triple
chiefly southern Africa
: to go at a tripple

Word History



Afrikaans trippel, from trippel to tripple

Intransitive verb

Afrikaans trippel, from Dutch trippelen, to trip along, amble; akin to Low German trippeln to stamp, trample

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“Tripple.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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