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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Middle English galopen (to gallop) from Old French galoper, of Template:Gem[[Category:Template:Gem derivations|Gallop]] origin, from Template:Frk[[Category:Template:Frk derivations|Gallop]] *wala hlaupan (to run well) from *wala (well) + *hlaupan (to run) from Proto-Germanic *hlaupanan (to run, leap, spring) from Proto-Indo-European *klaup-, klaub- (to spring, stumble). Possibly also derived from a deverbal of Template:Frk walhlaup (battle run) from *wal (battlefield) from Proto-Germanic *dead, victim, slain from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (death in battle, killed in battle) + *hlaup (course, track) from *hlaupan (to run). More at well, leap, valkyrie. See also wallop.

Noun[edit | edit source]



Gallop ({{{1}}})

  1. The fastest gait of a horse.
  2. A two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously

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Verb[edit | edit source]

to Gallop

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to Gallop (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. To ride at a galloping pace
  2. To make electrical or other utility lines sway and/or move up and down violently, usually due to a combination of high winds and ice accrual on the lines.

Translations[edit | edit source]

fa:gallop fr:gallop io:gallop it:gallop kn:gallop hu:gallop ml:gallop my:gallop fi:gallop ta:gallop te:gallop tr:gallop vi:gallop zh:gallop

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