an easy gallop.
to move or ride at a canter.
Historical Examples

When Grandmamma Was New Marion Harland
Columba Prosper Merimee
Redskin and Cow-Boy G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
A Dash from Diamond City George Manville Fenn
The Modern Pistol and How to Shoot It Walter Winans
Way of the Lawless Max Brand
Captured by the Navajos Charles A. Curtis
A Modern Cinderella Amanda M. Douglas
General Gatacre Beatrix Gatacre
Sophy of Kravonia Anthony Hope

an easy three-beat gait of horses, etc, between a trot and a gallop in speed
at a canter, easily; without effort: he won at a canter
to move or cause to move at a canter


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