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Meaning of SINGLE-FOOT

Pronunciation:  'singgul fût

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
  2. [v]  go at a rack, as of horses
 

SINGLE-FOOT is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: rack, rack
 
 See Also: gait, pace

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sin"gle-foot`\, v. i.
    To proceed by means of the single-foot, as a horse or other
    quadruped. -- {Sin"gle-foot`er}, n.
    
    
  2. \Sin"gle-foot`\, n.
    An irregular gait of a horse; -- called also {single-footed
    pace}. See {Single}, v. i.
    
          Single-foot is an irregular pace, rather rare,
          distinguished by the posterior extremities moving in
          the order of a fast walk, and the anterior extremities
          in that of a slow trot.                  --Stillman
                                                   (The Horse in
                                                   Motion.)
    
    
 

 

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