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Definition of "cantering" [cantering]

  • Present participle of canter. (verb)

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Use "cantering" in a sentence
  • "That they are inherited we see with horses in certain transmitted paces, such as cantering and ambling, which are not natural to them, -- in the pointing of young pointers and the setting of young setters -- in the peculiar COMEBACK manner of flight of certain breeds of the pigeon, &c."
  • ""That they" (acquired actions) "are inherited, we see with horses in certain transmitted paces, such as cantering and ambling, which are not natural to them -- in the pointing of young pointers, and the setting of young setters -- in the peculiar manner of flight of certain breeds of the pigeon, &c."
  • "She added the role of Minnie, a poker-playing barmaid, last spring at San Francisco Opera, cantering into act three on horseback."