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"Now, my beauty, they'll have to gallop," Porter was saying.

He could gallop, else he had not won the race in which he beat The Dutchman.

Take them out at three-quarter gallop down the back stretch.

Still there was no check in the Black's gallop; he was like a devil that could go on forever and ever.

The force of his gallop carried the Black full over onto his back.

"If ye'd see him gallop the day he run away, ye'd think he had class," said Mike.

This information had been brought to Langdon, but he also had observed the gallop.

Lauzanne's gallop was only a mile and a quarter; he might not be able to stay the additional quarter.

With the loss of perhaps a dozen men the squadron might gallop through.

The sound of a horse at a gallop came fast and furiously up the hill.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French galoper (12c.), cognate of Old North French waloper, from Frankish *wala hlaupan "to run well" (see wallop). Related: Galloped; galloping.

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