(archaic, disparaging) An ugly old woman, a hag.
(chiefly, of horses) A gait of a four-legged animal between walk and canter, a diagonal gait (in which diagonally opposite pairs of legs move together).
* 2000 , Margaret H. Bonham, Introduction to: Dog Agility ,
Trot”, entry in 2008 , Anatolij Simonovi? Liberman, An Analytic Dictionary of English Etymology: An Introduction , page 208.
* 2008 , Kenneth W. Hinchcliff, Andris J. Kaneps, Raymond J. Geor, Equine Exercise Physiology: The Science of Exercise in the Athletic Horse , Elsevier,
- Dogs have a variety of gaits. Most dogs have the walk, trot , pace, and gallop.
* 2009 , Gordon Wright, George H. Morris, Learning To Ride, Hunt, And Show ,
- The toelt is comfortable for the rider because the amplitude of the dorsoventral displacement is lower than at the trot'.The slow '''trot''' is a two-beat symmetric diagonal gait. Among the normal variations of the '''trot''' of saddle horses, the speed of the gait increases from collected to extended ' trot .
A gait of a person faster than a walk.
- To assume the correct position for the posting trot', first walk, with the body inclined forward in a posting position. Then put the horse into a slow or sitting '''trot at six miles an hour. ''Do not post.
* 1855 , '', 1869, ''The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray'', Volume V: ''The Newcomes, Volume I ,
(obsolete) A young animal.
- but Ethel romped with the little children — the rosy little trots — and took them on her knees, and told them a thousand stories.
(dance) A moderately rapid dance.
(Australia, obsolete) A succession of heads thrown in a game of two-up.
A run of luck or fortune.
* 1994 , Noel Virtue, Sandspit Crossing ,
- He?s had a good trot , but his luck will end soon.
* 2004 , John Mosig, Ric Fallu, Australian Fish Farmer: A Practical Guide to Aquaculture , 2nd Edition,
- It was to be a hugely special occasion, for apart from the picture shows at the Majestic, there was usually nothing at all going on in Sandspit to make anyone think they were on a good trot living there.
- Should he or she be having a bad trot , the exchange rate will be higher than normal.
* (gait of an animal between walk and canter)
* (ugly old woman) See
* (gait of a person faster than a walk) jog
* on the trot
* turkey trot
To walk rapidly.
(of a horse) To move at a gait between a walk and a canter.
To cause to move, as a horse or other animal, in the pace called a trot; to cause to run without galloping or cantering.
* hot to trot
* (to walk rapidly) jog, pace
** See also ,
(slang) To publicly rub one's genitals against someone for sexual gratification, especially without the other's consent or knowledge. (In this sense it is related to frotteurism and not frottage.)
(archaic) To rub, chafe.
(tanning) To work leather by rubbing.