Gallop in a sentence

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Definition of Gallop

  • To move or run in the mode called a gallop; as a horse; to go at a gallop; to run or move with speed.
  • To ride a horse at a gallop.
  • Fig.: To go rapidly or carelessly, as in making a hasty examination.
  • To cause to gallop.
  • 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.
  • a fast gait of a horse; a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously
  • ride at a galloping pace
  • cause to move at full gallop
  • go at galloping speed

How to use gallop in a sentence. Gallop pronunciation.

He was regarding every one around him as if searching for some one to scold, when, finding that the courier was preparing to alight from his horse, on which he was more stuck than seated, he said to him: "You can rest to- morrow; hasten to Saint-Cloud and announce my arrival," and the poor courier recommenced his furious gallop.
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On return to the battery, there were no signs of being able to enter the action with the gallant 71st, and, acting under the second clause of the instructions, the Gatling battery was moved forward at a gallop.
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During the gallop to the front they had been compelled to run to keep up, there not being sufficient accommodation for them to all go mounted on the guns.
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Taking a gallop I moved the battery forward nearly to the ford (about 150 yards), where I met Col.
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Miley Sergeant Weigle's gun and crew and moving the rest forward at a gallop to the point beyond the ford, which I had already selected as a good place.
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I moved my three pieces forward again at a gallop, and went into action on the skirmish line on top of the captured position, with two pieces to the right and one to the left of the main road from El Poso to Santiago.
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The horses were accustomed to service against the Indians, and went at full gallop, pausing not for winding paths or fallen trees, and the University-bred man of Germany expected momentarily to have his neck broken, but nothing happened, and after looking over the tract they returned to Fort Argyle.
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They go, they come, they gallop and dance, and not a word of death.
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Before the nabob awoke, Captain Henry Hardwicke, swinging away on his morning gallop, had reviewed the strange attitude of Major Hawke.
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In the ambrosial freshness of the morning, a long gallop upon his pet charger, "Garibaldi," restored the equilibrium of the young officer's nerves.
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Doctor McMorris, arriving on the gallop, had reported the absolute safety of the frightened girl, when Harry Hardwicke, leaning on his sheathed sword, watched a slim, glittering-eyed Hindu, followed by a boy bearing an earthen pot, who had noiselessly reconnoitered the vicinity of the great tree.
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The start was signalized by a grand flourish of tin horns; and away went the two carriages with the horses on a gallop, followed by a large number of the cadets on foot, organized into their regular companies, with Major Bart Conners at the head of the battalion.
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Across the moor this morning I must ride; I must gallop fast and straight, for my errand will not wait; Fear naught, I shall return at eventide.
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Empty saddle on his back, broken bridle hanging slack, The steed returned full gallop to the stall.
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But the stimulant which the horseman feels When he gallops fast and straight, To his better nature most appeals, And charity conquers hate.
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And we know he can gallop a docker!
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Galloping past him, I got and gave In the gallop password and countersign, All soak'd with water and soil'd with mud, With the sleeve of my jerkin half drench'd in blood.
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Now the wind was northerly, and all were going north, not walking, not galloping-the Caribou rarely gallops, and then only for a moment or two; his fast gait is a steady trot a 10-mile gait, making with stops about 6 miles an hour.
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She'll gallop far enough to her destruction.
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Celerity now became as necessary to success as caution, and Marion ordered his men to follow him at full gallop.
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Examples of Gallop

Example #1
This accident, which vexed his Majesty so greatly, could not be considered the fault of any one; for by the orders of the grand marshal, received from the Emperor, M. de Lucay had commanded their Majesties' service to be ready on the morning of the next day.
Example #2
This mischance, which was very natural, since it had been impossible to foresee an advance of more than a day in the time appointed, nevertheless incensed the Emperor greatly.
Example #3
Major Sharpe, a mounted member of Gen. Shafter's staff, helped to open a way through this regiment to enable the guns to pass.
Example #4
There was a level spot, slightly open, beyond the ford of the Aguadores, which offered a place for going into battery; from this place the enemy's works on San Juan were visible, a faint streak along the crest of the hill illumined from time to time by the flash of Mausers.
Example #5
They were panting heavily, and they obeyed the order and crept under the guns, taking advantage of such little shade as was offered.
Example #6
Troops continued to pass to the front.