On the first alarm, the chief of police, accompanied by a good half of the day force, came at a dogtrot.
To conserve his strength and wind he kept his pace to a dogtrot.
Brown saluted the second time, and started off at a dogtrot.
And away they hurried, most of them at a dogtrot, to wash themselves in the river.
John continued on a dogtrot towards home, and a moment later was pestering Mrs. Fletcher at her work in the kitchen.
(Fannie was evidently referring to the breezeway or dogtrot, down the middle of many small plantation houses).