We loped across the rolling grass-land and by the groves of strange trees, through the brilliant weather.
Across the lawn he loped, and little François, anxious at the window, spied him.
His horse's hoofs were presently flinging dirt toward the Twin Star as he loped up to the hills.
For half an hour they loped over the prairie without speech.
As we sat down to breakfast he loped off into the forest and before we got up the bells of the horses were jingling in the hollow.
Howells shook hands with the boys, and then loped off to get his dunnage.
Oliver loped Poche to an obscure deer path that led down to the river, and as swiftly as possible began negotiating it.
And each man took a new grip on his cant-dog handle and loped on.
Frank loped down the runway for perhaps fifty feet, speeding up toward the middle of the run.
"Reckon he was a grizzly, an' I'm jest as well pleased thet he loped off," said Roy.
"to run with long strides," early 15c.; earlier "to leap, jump, spring" (c.1300), from Old Norse hlaupa "to run, leap," from Proto-Germanic *khlaupan (see leap (v.)). Related: Loped; loping. The noun meaning "a jump, a leap" is from late 14c.; sense of "long, bounding stride" is from 1809.