single-foot


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sin·gle-foot

(sĭng′gəl-fo͝ot′)
n.
Any of various gaits of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately, such as the rack.
intr.v. sin·gle-foot·ed, sin·gle-foot·ing, sin·gle-foots
To go at a single-foot.

sin′gle-foot′er n.

single-foot

n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a rapid showy gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately, as in a walk
vb
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) to move or cause to move at this gait

single-foot


Past participle: single-footed
Gerund: single-footing

Imperative
single-foot
single-foot
Present
I single-foot
you single-foot
he/she/it single-foots
we single-foot
you single-foot
they single-foot
Preterite
I single-footed
you single-footed
he/she/it single-footed
we single-footed
you single-footed
they single-footed
Present Continuous
I am single-footing
you are single-footing
he/she/it is single-footing
we are single-footing
you are single-footing
they are single-footing
Present Perfect
I have single-footed
you have single-footed
he/she/it has single-footed
we have single-footed
you have single-footed
they have single-footed
Past Continuous
I was single-footing
you were single-footing
he/she/it was single-footing
we were single-footing
you were single-footing
they were single-footing
Past Perfect
I had single-footed
you had single-footed
he/she/it had single-footed
we had single-footed
you had single-footed
they had single-footed
Future
I will single-foot
you will single-foot
he/she/it will single-foot
we will single-foot
you will single-foot
they will single-foot
Future Perfect
I will have single-footed
you will have single-footed
he/she/it will have single-footed
we will have single-footed
you will have single-footed
they will have single-footed
Future Continuous
I will be single-footing
you will be single-footing
he/she/it will be single-footing
we will be single-footing
you will be single-footing
they will be single-footing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been single-footing
you have been single-footing
he/she/it has been single-footing
we have been single-footing
you have been single-footing
they have been single-footing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been single-footing
you will have been single-footing
he/she/it will have been single-footing
we will have been single-footing
you will have been single-footing
they will have been single-footing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been single-footing
you had been single-footing
he/she/it had been single-footing
we had been single-footing
you had been single-footing
they had been single-footing
Conditional
I would single-foot
you would single-foot
he/she/it would single-foot
we would single-foot
you would single-foot
they would single-foot
Past Conditional
I would have single-footed
you would have single-footed
he/she/it would have single-footed
we would have single-footed
you would have single-footed
they would have single-footed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.single-foot - a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
gait - a horse's manner of moving
Verb1.single-foot - go at a rack; "the horses single-footed"
pace - go at a pace; "The horse paced"
References in classic literature ?
"It is single-foot" (he meant that there was only one man), "and the weight of the thing has pressed his heel far into the ground."
This they would have found some difficulty in doing, had Tom continued the war single-handed, or rather single-footed, for he would have taken to the deepest part of Pebbly Brook to escape them; but, like other active powers, he was ruined by his alliances.
A single-foot guide can be secured by wrapping a small piece of tape around the center of the foot.