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trot

2 noun
     
Related topics: Horses, Newspapers, Publishing
trot2
1

horse

a) [singular]DSH the movement of a horse at trotting speed:
Our horses slowed to a trot.
b) [countable]DSH a ride on a horse at trotting speed
2

on the trot

British English informal
a) one directly following another:
The class has been cancelled three weeks on the trot now.
b) busy doing something [= on the go]:
I've been on the trot all day.
3

slow run

[singular] a fairly slow way of running in which you take short regular steps:
She broke into a trot (=started running slowly) and hurried on ahead of us.
4

students' answers

[countable] American EnglishTCN a book of notes or answers used by students, especially to cheat in tests [= crib]
5MI

the trots

informal diarrhoea

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