Part of speech: noun

An easy gallop with a long stride.

Part of speech: verb


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Usage examples "lope":

  1. Putting our horses to a lope we rode on until we came to his empty canteen; and a little farther on to a discarded coat and shirt. - "I Married a Ranger", Dama Margaret Smith.
  2. She lifted the white mare into a lope, opened the gate, rode through and closed it without leaving the saddle, then, waving back at him, disappeared in the chaparral. - "The Heritage of the Hills", Arthur P. Hankins.
  3. This is Cervantes's description of the national stage in the time of his immediate predecessor, Lope de Rueda. - "Spanish Life in Town and Country", L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street.