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]
  • They had reached the top of the hill, and he set his horse into a canter. Cited from The Forfeit, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • And they set out at as hard a canter as their horses could maintain. Cited from Twenty Years After, by Alexandre Dumas
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • She laughed back at her over her shoulder when she let her horse out for a canter. Cited from Red Axe, by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • I sometimes take a canter that way, in order to watch their party ride by. Cited from French and Oriental Love in a Harem, by Mario Uchard
  • As soon as they were on the road, the horses broke into a canter again. Cited from The Tiger of Mysore, by G. A. Henty
  • As well as he could he broke into a canter, and carried me up to the door in style. Cited from Jim Davis, by John Masefield
  • Pretty soon, down on the level here, I started to canter a bit. Cited from Somewhere in Red Gap, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • I asked of the boy, as we struck into the road and settled our horses into an easy canter. Cited from A Soldier of Virginia, by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • Then the ranch girl led them at a fast canter toward the west. Cited from Nan Sherwood at Rose Ranch, by Annie Roe Carr
  • They crossed the rough country as quickly as they could, and then again broke into a canter. Cited from With Kitchener in the Soudan, by G. A. Henty
  • He pushed his horse into a canter, and was soon out of the Park. Cited from My Novel, by E. B. Lytton, Book 6
  • He pulled his horse about and rode back toward the cross-roads at an easy canter. Cited from The Prodigal Judge, by Vaughan Kester
  • After this, as a rule, I mount my horse and take a canter. Cited from The Economist, by Xenophon, Dakyns translation
  • The next morning, quite early, she was off for a canter. Cited from Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3, Collected by Francis J. Reynolds
  • In two or three minutes he ordered them to canter. Cited from With Buller in Natal, by G. A. Henty
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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