TROT, verb intransitive
1. To move faster than in walking, as a horse or other quadruped, by lifting one fore foot and the hind foot of the opposite side at the same time.
2. To walk or move fast; or to run.
He that rises late must trot all day, and will scarcely overtake his business at night.
TROT, noun The pace of a horse or other quadruped, when he lifts one fore foot and the hind foot of the opposite side at the same time. This pace is the same as that of a walk, but more rapid. The trot is often a jolting hard motion, but in some horses, it is as easy as the amble or pace, and has a more stately appearance.
1. An old woman; in contempt.