gait

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gait

(used esp of horses and dogs) the pattern of footsteps at various speeds, as the walk, trot, canter, etc., each pattern being distinguished by a particular rhythm and footfall
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He said toxological tests showed Lyndsey had a blood alcohol level of 205mgs alcohol per 100 mls blood (legal limit 80) which he said could have produced "dizziness and a staggering gait".
Unlike substance abuse, there are no physical outward manifestations that would indicate a person has a gambling problem--no bloodshot eyes, slurred speech or staggering gait. In many cases, the first time a family member or friend becomes aware that a problem exists, irreparable damage already has been done.
He said: "If he is a normal social drinker there would be slurring of speech and staggering gait.