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trot

1. a gait of a horse or other quadruped, faster than a walk, in which diagonally opposite legs come down together
2. (in harness racing) a race for horses that have been trained to trot fast
3. Angling
a. one of the short lines attached to a trotline
b. the trotline

Trot

Informal a follower of Trotsky; Trotskyist
References in classic literature ?
Michael obeyed--not crouching cringingly, but trotting eagerly, gladly, to Steward's feet.
A more absurd sight than Mr Boffin in his mental irritation trotting very nimbly, and Mr Wegg hopping after him with great exertion, eager to watch the slightest turn of an eyelash, lest it should indicate a spot rich with some secret, assuredly had never been seen in the shadow of the Mounds.
That light-haired gentleman followed close upon their heels, at least backing up Mr Boffin in a literal sense, if he had not had recent opportunities of doing so spiritually; while Mr Boffin, trotting on as hard as he could trot, involved Silas Wegg in frequent collisions with the public, much as a pre- occupied blind man's dog may be seen to involve his master.
He added: "This meeting has huge significance for us as the French governing authority for Trotting, 'Le-Trot', has indicated it will be in attendance for the meeting.
SAUNDERS Mach 3 and Rhys Evans won the biggest prize in Welsh trotting over the weekend in a thrilling finish that saw five horses across the track bidding for their chance to win the Welsh Classic.
HARNESS racing is one of the most exciting of equine sports, and is extremely popular in parts of rural Wales, none more so than the Ceredigion area where the annual Trotting Festival is likened to horse racing's iconic Cheltenham Festival.
In the video, Rohrback leads viewers through Prancercise routines from trotting to shadow-box galloping.
Although dog paddling had never been analyzed, he said, even he on occasion had described it as trotting in water.
Fuelled by more than a few glasses of happy grape juice at her pal's son's going away do, she insisted I must visit Corbiewood for the trotting.
Summary: Globe trotting A-lister Angelina Jolie is allegedly expanding her rainbow family again.
As a non-Welsh speaker, I don't watch their programmes but, even if I did, I'm not sure their brand of throwback variety "spectaculars", earnest dramas, superannuated talent shows, nature documentaries and trotting would draw me in.
HARNESS racing fans from Ceredigion met boxing icon Muhammad Ali while visiting the world's biggest harness racing festival in Ohio, USA David John, of the Ceredigion Bay Trotting club, said: "We couldn't believe it when we discovered that he was willing to meet us.