CANTER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CANTER
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canter
 n.  slow gallop; moderate running pace of horse
Classic Sentence:
1  She would canter up to the door on her pony, followed by a mounted livery servant.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
2  The pure heather-scented air, the bright sunshine, and the gentle canter of Minny, relieved his despondency after a while.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
3  Clover tried to stir her stout limbs to a gallop, and achieved a canter.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IX
4  The near side horse, arching his head and breaking into a short canter, tugged at his traces.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X
5  He swung onto Nellie and cantered off, his hat in his hand, his silver hair bare to the rain.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
6  And Henrique cantered down the walk after Eva.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
7  As I spoke a powerful bay horse swept out from the weighing enclosure and cantered past us, bearing on its back the well-known black and red of the Colonel.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
8  And touching his horse with the spur, he cantered back to Paris.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 30 D'ARTAGNAN AND THE ENGLISHMAN
9  He slowly lifted his rifle and catching a glimpse of the thickspread field he blazed at a cantering cluster.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
10  At the same instant an empty dog-cart, the horse cantering, the reins trailing, appeared round the curve of the road and rattled swiftly towards us.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
11  Only that it is a remarkable cow which walks, canters, and gallops.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
Example Sentence:
1  Because the racehorse had outdistanced its competition so easily, the reporter wrote that the race was won in a canter.
2  He has won before at a canter, and at a sprint.
3  The horsemen cantered round the field a few times.