Trot

Definition of Trot

v. i.1.To proceed by a certain gait peculiar to quadrupeds; to ride or drive at a trot. See Trot, n.
[imp. & p. p. Trotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Trotting.]
2.Fig.: To run; to jog; to hurry.
He that rises late must trot all day, and will scarcely overtake his business at night.
- Franklin.
v. t.1.To cause to move, as a horse or other animal, in the pace called a trot; to cause to run without galloping or cantering.
To trot out
to lead or bring out, as a horse, to show his paces; hence, to bring forward, as for exhibition.
n.1.The pace of a horse or other quadruped, more rapid than a walk, but of various degrees of swiftness, in which one fore foot and the hind foot of the opposite side are lifted at the same time.
2.Fig.: A jogging pace, as of a person hurrying.
3.One who trots; a child; a woman.
An old trot with ne'er a tooth.
- Shak.

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