"canter" in the noun sense
1. canter, lope
a smooth three-beat gait between a trot and a gallop
"canter" in the verb sense
ride at a canter
"The men cantered away"
go at a canter, of horses
ride at a cantering pace
"He cantered the horse across the meadow"
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