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three-gaited

[ three-gey-tid ]
/ ˈθriˈgeɪ tɪd /
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adjective Manège.

noting a horse trained to walk, trot, and canter, as for pleasure riding and showing.

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Origin of three-gaited

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for three-gaited

three-gaited

adjective

mainly US (of a horse) having the three usual paces, the walk, trot, and canter
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