trot


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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
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Clever use of television footage entranced the young audience, and there were roars of laughter at Dame Trot and friends' antics as they made their way to the Giant's castle.
There is also a community service aspect to the Trot, since participants are asked to donate items to the West Boylston Food Pantry.
Caersws, who have not won since August 29 and have now suffered nine defeats on the trot, fell behind to Gethin Lloyd's eighth minute goal.
The Cherry Tree trot is a race for both disabled and able-bodied runners.
The move follows a year-long consultation exercise in which representatives from the British Horse Society, British Driving Society, the Forestry Commission and TROT discussed the best way to improve facilities for horse riders and carriage drivers.
The AG's office began looking into the Turkey Trot fundraiser last April after being alerted by Holden Police Chief George Sherrill.
The move follows a year-long consultation in which representatives from the British Horse Society, British Driving Society, the Forestry Commission and TROT discussed the best way to improve facilities for horse riders and carriage drivers.
I recovered all sorts of memory: that trotters are 80 per cent thoroughbred; that they assume the gait naturally; that if you startle a trotting mare and her foal in a field they'll run away from you not at the gallop but at the trot; and (this from the British Harness Racing Association chairman) that there's a tribe of them somewhere in one of the Russian steppe republics that are completely unrelated to any others in the world.
The National Blind Children's Society was planning a "Turkey Trot" golf day on November 10.
The nine couples in the course are taught the waltz, fox trot, swing and other dances