trotter


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trot·ter

 (trŏt′ər)
n.
1. A horse that trots, especially one trained for harness racing.
2. Informal A foot, especially the foot of a pig or sheep prepared as food.

trotter

(ˈtrɒtə)
n
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a person or animal that trots, esp a horse that is specially trained to trot fast
2. (Zoology) (usually plural) the foot of certain animals, esp of pigs

trot•ter

(ˈtrɒt ər)

n.
1. an animal that trots, esp. a horse bred and trained for harness racing.
2. a pig's foot used as food.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trotter - foot of a pig or sheep especially one used as foodtrotter - foot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food
animal foot, foot - the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
pig, squealer, Sus scrofa, grunter, hog - domestic swine
sheep - woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
2.trotter - a horse trained to trottrotter - a horse trained to trot; especially a horse trained for harness racing
bangtail, race horse, racehorse - a horse bred for racing
pole horse - the horse having a starting position next to the inside rail in a harness race
Translations
قَدَم الخَنْزير
vepřové nožičky
grisetæer
disznóláb
svínslöpp
bravčové nožičky
domuz paçası/ayağı

trotter

[ˈtrɒtəʳ] N
1. (= horse) → trotón m, caballo m trotón
2. pig's trottersmanitas fpl (de cerdo or (LAm) chancho)

trotter

[ˈtrɒtər]
n (= horse) → trotteur m trotters
npl (British) pig's trotters → pieds mpl de porc

trotter

1
n (= horse)Traber m

trotter

2
n (of animal)Fuß m; pigs’ trotters (Cook) → Schweinsfüße pl

trotter

[ˈtrɒtəʳ] n
a. (horse) → trottatore m
b. (Culin) pig's trotterzampone m

trot

(trot) past tense, past participle ˈtrotted verb
(of a horse) to move with fairly fast, bouncy steps, faster than a walk but slower than a canter or gallop. The horse trotted down the road; The child trotted along beside his mother.
noun
the pace at which a horse or rider etc moves when trotting. They rode at a trot.
ˈtrotter noun
a pig's foot.
References in classic literature ?
Trotter acquiesced in this agreeable proposal; and having deposited his book in his coat pocket, accompanied Mr.
Job Trotter plainly showed by gestures that he perceived his new friend's anxiety to draw forth an answer to it.
Trotter, in conclusion, 'that's not to be told to everybody.
The old count had money enough that year, as all his estates had been remortgaged, and so Nicholas, acquiring a trotter of his own, very stylish riding breeches of the latest cut, such as no one else yet had in Moscow, and boots of the latest fashion, with extremely pointed toes and small silver spurs, passed his time very gaily.
Sedley said, "and here's something to drink your health when you get home, Trotter.
He smiled ironically, looking at the raven horse, and was already deciding in his own mind that this smart trotter in the char-a-banc was only good for promenage, and wouldn't do thirty miles straight off in the heat.
His mother had been a Miss Trotter, of Chicago, and it was on her dowry that the Runnymedes contrived to make both ends meet.
Short Trotters however, being a compound name, inconvenient of use in friendly dialogue, the gentleman on whom it had been bestowed was known among his intimates either as 'Short,' or 'Trotters,' and was seldom accosted at full length as Short Trotters, except in formal conversations and on occasions of ceremony.
Short, then, or Trotters, as the reader pleases, returned unto the remonstrance of his friend Mr Thomas Codlin a jocose answer calculated to turn aside his discontent; and applying himself with great relish to the cold boiled beef, the tea, and bread and butter, strongly impressed upon his companions that they should do the like.
Beaufort was kind enough to send his famous trotters for me this morning, so that I might have at least a glimpse of one of Regina's garden-parties; but this evening I go back to rural life.
All night he lay awake in the big chintz bedroom at May's side, watching the moonlight slant along the carpet, and thinking of Ellen Olenska driving home across the gleaming beaches behind Beaufort's trotters.
I have no wish to weary your Highness by dwelling on the sad thoughts which accompanied my change of shape, but it may interest you to hear that the next morning my host went out early to do his marketing, and returned laden with the sheep's heads, and tongues and trotters that formed his stock in trade for the day.