Thesaurus / canter
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
He shook Nejdi into a canter, drew his sword, and looked keenly ahead for the first sign of those who would bar his path.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It would have been great fun, if I had not been afraid papa would catch cold, and he said we would canter on to the inn.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
"But that needn't keep us from the saddle," Mollie decided, as they watched the two men canter swiftly away.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
We again took a large circle, and at a good canter approached each other till we were nearly within spear's-length.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
He readily purchased the salt, but learned, to his consternation, that the march to Burkesville was a mere preliminary canter.
Herbert fell into a long study, his eyes fixed on the way that was gliding by under their merry canter.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
As the fugitives broke into a trot, the pursuers quickened their pace to a slow canter.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Having eluded their pursuers, the Sioux drew the ponies to an easy canter and continued toward the north.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
I do not know what art he used; all I can say is that in a half hour he brought Satan back in a canter.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
Then the sun came up and the day began, and one could canter up to the front of the column, clear of the dust.
THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
WORDS RELATED TO CANTER
- go on foot
- hit the road
- hoof it
- knock about
- take a walk
- travel on foot
- wend one's way
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