Definition of Canter. Meaning of Canter. Synonyms of Canter

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Definition of Canter

Canter
Canter Can"ter, n. [An abbreviation of Caner bury. See Canterbury gallop, under Canterbury.] 1. A moderate and easy gallop adapted to pleasure riding. Note: The canter is a thoroughly artificial pace, at first extremely tiring to the horse, and generally only to be produced in him by the restraint of a powerful bit, which compels him to throw a great part of his weight on his haunches . . . There is so great a variety in the mode adopted by different horses for performing the canter, that no single description will suffice, nor indeed is it easy . . . to define any one of them. --J. H. Walsh.
Canter
Canter Can"ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cantered; p. pr. & vb. n. Cantering.] To move in a canter.
Canter
Canter Can"ter, v. t. To cause, as a horse, to go at a canter; to ride (a horse) at a canter.
Canter
Canter Cant"er, n. 1. One who cants or whines; a beggar. 2. One who makes hypocritical pretensions to goodness; one who uses canting language. The day when he was a canter and a rebel. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Canter from wikipedia

- The canter and gallop are variations on the fastest gait that can be performed by a horse or other equine. The canter is a controlled three-beat gait...
- Look up canter in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A canter is a three-beat gait performed by horses. Canter may also refer to: Canter rhythm and waltz...
- The Mitsubishi Fuso Canter (****anese: 三菱ふそう・キャンター, Hepburn: Mitsubishi Fusō Kyantā) is a line of light-duty commercial vehicles manufactured by Mitsubishi...
- Canter's Deli is a Jewish-style delicatessen, opened in 1931 in Boyle Heights, and later moved to the Fairfax District of Los Angeles, California, near...
- English(?)-American Canters whose earliest known possible ancestor is an 18th-century Thomas Canter of Maryland; Jewish-American Canters such as the Kentucky...
- Laurence A. Canter (born June 24, 1953) and Martha S. Siegel (born April 9, 1948) were partners in a husband-and-wife firm of lawyers who posted the first...
- Canter time, canter timing or canter rhythm is a two-beat regular rhythmic pattern of a musical instrument or in dance steps within 3 4 time music. The...
- gallop as distinct from the canter. The so-called "natural" gaits, in increasing order of speed, are the walk, trot, canter, and gallop. Some consider...
- "Canter" is a song by Scottish singer-songwriter and acoustic guitarist Gerry Cinnamon. It was released as a single on 22 June 2019 by Little Runaway Records...
- leads or advances forward to a greater extent when a quadruped animal is cantering, galloping, or leaping. The feet on the leading side touch the ground...