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Gallop Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    gallop n : a fast gait of a horse; a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously v
  1. ride at a galloping pace; "He was galloping down the road"
  2. go at galloping speed; "The horse was galloping along"
  3. cause to move at full gallop; "Did you gallop the horse just now?" [syn: extend]
Gallop Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Gallop \Gal"lop\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Galloped; p. pr. & vb. n. Galloping.] [OE. galopen, F. galoper, of German origin; cf. assumed Goth. ga-hlaupan to run, OHG. giloufen, AS. gehle['a]pan to leap, dance, fr. root of E. leap, and a prefix; or cf. OFlem. walop a gallop. See Leap, and cf. 1st Wallop.]
  1. To move or run in the mode called a gallop; as a horse; to go at a gallop; to run or move with speed. But gallop lively down the western hill. --Donne.
Gallop Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Gallop \Gal"lop\, v. t. To cause to gallop.
Gallop Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Gallop \Gal"lop\, n. [Cf. F. galop. See Gallop, v. i., and cf. Galop.] 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. Hand gallop, a slow or gentle gallop.
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  • Gallop (drumming): A gallop is a drum beat typically used in metal songs, mostly using a double kick pedal (but can also be played with a single pedal). ...
  • Frank Gallop: Frank Gallop (June 20, 1900,- Boston, Massachusetts – May 5, 1988, New York City ) was an American radio and television personality. ...

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