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trot (n.)

"a gait faster than a walk and slower than a run," c. 1300, originally of horses, from Old French trot "a trot, trotting" (12c.), from troter "to trot, to go," from Frankish *trotton, from Proto-Germanic *trott- (source also of Old High German trotton "to tread"), derivative of *tred- (see tread (v.)). The trots "diarrhea" is recorded from 1808 (compare the runs).

trot (v.)

"go at a quick, steady pace," late 14c., from Old French troter "to trot, to go," from Frankish *trotton (see trot (n.)). Italian trottare, Spanish trotar also are borrowed from Germanic. To trot (something) out originally (1838) was in reference to horses; figurative sense of "produce and display for admiration" is slang first recorded 1845. Related: Trotted; trotting.

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Definitions of trot
1
trot (v.)
run at a moderately swift pace;
Synonyms: jog / clip
trot (v.)
ride at a trot;
trot (v.)
cause to trot;
She trotted the horse home
2
trot (n.)
a slow pace of running;
Synonyms: jog / lope
trot (n.)
a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly);
Synonyms: pony / crib
trot (n.)
a gait faster than a walk; diagonally opposite legs strike the ground together;
3
Trot (n.)
radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution;
Synonyms: Trotskyite / Trotskyist
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