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am·ble

 (ăm′bəl)
intr.v. am·bled, am·bling, am·bles
1. To walk slowly or leisurely; stroll.
2. To move along at an easy gait by using both legs on one side alternately with both on the other. Used of a horse.
n.
1. An unhurried or leisurely walk.
2. An easy gait, especially that of a horse.

[Middle English amblen, from Old French ambler, from Latin ambulāre, to walk.]

am′bler n.

ambling

(ˈæmblɪŋ)
n
the activity of walking at a leisurely pace
References in classic literature ?
We must reach the forest soon,' thought Vasili Andreevich, and animated by the vodka and the tea he did not stop but shook the reins, and the good obedient horse responded, now ambling, now slowly trotting in the direction in which he was sent, though he knew that he was not going the right way.
The words referred to a broad, round-shouldered, one-sided old fellow in mourning, coming comically ambling towards the corner, dressed in a pea over-coat, and carrying a large stick.
This worthy churchman rode upon a well-fed ambling mule, whose furniture was highly decorated, and whose bridle, according to the fashion of the day, was ornamented with silver bells.