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Gallop meaning

gallop - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. go at galloping speed; " The horse was galloping along"
  2. 2. To move or run in the mode called a gallop; as a horse; to go at a gallop; to run or move with speed.
  3. 3. To ride a horse at a gallop.
  4. 4. Fig.: To go rapidly or carelessly, as in making a hasty examination.
  5. 5. To cause to gallop.
  6. 6. A mode of running by a quadruped, particularly by a horse, by lifting alternately the fore feet and the hind feet, in successive leaps or bounds.
  7. 7. A running by leaps.
  8. 8. To move by leaps, as a horse.

gallop - examples of usage

  1. A minute later, from the place where she lay face down on the bed, Melissy heard him and his men gallop away. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
  2. Round a bend of the road it swung at a gallop, and the instant it disappeared Melissy leaped from the bushes, lifted the heavy box, and carried it to the edge of the ditch. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
  3. Then, while they were still a hundred yards distant, they saw Frank, who had received some directions, start off again toward the bridge, at a hard gallop. - "Two Little Confederates", Thomas Nelson Page.
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