canter

All Noun Verb
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  • Setting her horse off at a canter, she soon came up with him. Cited from The Black Tulip, by Alexandre Dumas[Pere]
  • She touched up her horse and cantered along until she reached the turn. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 20, No. 117, July, 1867, by Various
  • But how could he press his suit for himself while she was cantering by his side? Cited from Phineas Finn, by Anthony Trollope
  • Just before they reached the house, a young man cantered up from the opposite direction. Cited from The Sheriff's Son, by William MacLeod Raine
  • And then a little later he would be cantering off to school. Cited from The Prairie Wife, by Arthur Stringer
  • Thus saying, he turned his horse's head, and cantered across the field. Cited from Frank Fairlegh, by Frank E. Smedley
  • They had reached the top of the hill, and he set his horse into a canter. Cited from The Forfeit, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Once a man on a horse cantered past across the grass at some distance. Cited from Prisoners, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • I cantered on, and found him under a tree with a few of his staff. Cited from The Doings of the Fifteenth Infantry Brigade, by Edward Lord Gleichen
  • Suddenly they cantered up to the wall and we knew some at least were alive. Cited from Malakand Field Force, by Winston S. Churchill
  • My father cantered up to the door, followed by the two men. Cited from The Vicar's Daughter, by George MacDonald
  • And they set out at as hard a canter as their horses could maintain. Cited from Twenty Years After, by Alexandre Dumas
  • There they remained in council a little time and then cantered away single file. Cited from An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody), by W. F. Cody
  • I must now take a canter in the forest; my horses are waiting. Cited from Life of Lord Byron, With His Letters And Journals, Vol. 5, ed. by Moore
  • They were all mounted and cantering down the drive in a very few minutes. Cited from Betty Gordon at Mountain Camp, by Alice B. Emerson
  • You should have seen me cantering into the hall of our town mansion. Cited from Punch, Vol. 159, August 11, 1920, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • He put his horse at a sharp canter, and started round the path. Cited from The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him, by Ford
  • Half a minute later they started again, this time at a canter. Cited from The Dash for Khartoum, by George Alfred Henty
  • So they cantered on, and got off their horses at the gate, without another word. Cited from Harry Heathcote of Gangoil, Anthony Trollope
  • As we were rather late last night I didn't take my canter this morning. Cited from Jewel's Story Book, by Clara Louise Burnham
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Meaning of canter

  • noun A smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop
  • verb Ride at a canter
    The men cantered away
  • verb Go at a canter, of horses
  • verb Ride at a cantering pace
    He cantered the horse across the meadow