canter

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canter

an easy three-beat gait of horses, etc., between a trot and a gallop in speed
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Mounted upon a horse as large, as black, and as forbidding as himself, he cantered slowly forward, with none of those prancings and gambades with which a cavalier was accustomed to show his command over his charger.
One fine May morning, as she cantered along the avenue at Brandon Beeches on a powerful bay horse, the gates at the end opened and a young man sped through them on a bicycle.
He cried when he cantered. I do not cry." Rawdon read these letters to his brother and Lady Jane, who was delighted with them.
The troops halted and formed; the word of command rang through the line; there was a general clash of muskets as arms were presented; and the commander-in-chief, attended by Colonel Bulder and numerous officers, cantered to the front.
The Rosa has embodied a design concept cantered on each and every passenger's comfort, and by staying true to this design tradition, the new Rosa reaches unprecedented heights in driving performance, safety, comfort and functionality.
Richard Lambert, Fabre's travelling head lad, reported: "Flintshire cantered on the grass track over 1,400 metres.
Joey, the lifelike puppet which features in the hit play War Horse, drew the crowds as he cantered around the ring at Birmingham's NEC.