pace

Part of speech: verb

To walk with regular steps; measure by strides; move, as a horse, by lifting both feet on the same side at once.

Part of speech: noun

A step in walking.

Part of speech: noun

A measure of length; 3 feet.

Part of speech: noun

Gait; rate of speed.

Part of speech: noun

The movement by a horse of both feet on the same side together.

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Usage examples "pace":

  1. And as she stood looking at him with her lips fallen apart, her eyes full of a new and anxious questioning, he began to pace about again, across and round and up and down the unworthy little room. - "The Pastor's Wife", Elizabeth von Arnim.
  2. I'd get up and pace it; only I'm rather tired." - "John Halifax, Gentleman", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
  3. It is a difficult thing to bring off a crossing shot at that pace, and in a few hundred yards we were over the slope and out of shot. - "With Rimington", L. March Phillipps.