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Definition of "gaits" [gaits]

  • Plural form of gait. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gaits" in a sentence
  • "So off you go, at that most exhausting of gaits, which is for some reason adopted on these occasions by young and old alike – the country-house stroll."
  • "With regard to the representation of other "gaits" of the horse than that of the rapid gallop -- such as canter, trot, amble, rack, and walk -- I have no doubt that instantaneous photography can (and in practice does) furnish the painter with perfectly correct and at the same time useful and satisfactory poses of the horse's limbs."
  • "No complete study of the "gaits" of large animals other than the horse has been made, since menagerie specimens and menagerie conditions are not satisfactory for the purpose, and, unfortunately, it has not been possible as yet to take series of photographs of them in their wild conditions."
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