Usage examples for Gaited

  1. Mr. Dallas, he is not gaited that way in no particular whatsoever; him having been born and raised South and naturally knowing better anyhow; but some I might mention is. – J. Poindexter, Colored by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  2. What was the name o' that English admiral folks made such a touss about; that cripple- gaited, one- eyed, one- armed little naval critter?" – The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  3. Proud of their numbers and secure in soul, The confident and over- lusty French Do the low- rated English play at dice; And chide the cripple tardy- gaited night Who like a foul and ugly witch doth limp So tediously away. – King-Henry-V by Shakespeare, William
  4. While as for the other horse, no matter how well bred he is, how spirited, how well gaited, how handsome, how appealing in every way to a horseman's eye- he will be worse than no horse if you have to keep your hands on him, if he must be picketed at night, if he is likely to shy on a bad trail, if he may refuse to tackle a rough place or to swim a river. – Camp and Trail by Stewart Edward White
  5. The " heavy- gaited toad," satisfied with sour ants, hard beetles, and such other fare as it can easily pick up, and grown nasty in consequence, so that nothing seeks to eat it, has hobbled through life, like a plethoric old gentleman, until the present day, on its original feet. – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  6. She seems sickly, and the pinto is easy- gaited, Pinkey explained, elaborately. – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  7. He had a quick- gaited mind and much fluency of speech. – H. R. by Edwin Lefevre
  8. Champing his apple the Captain gesticulates slowly with his open pocket knife, Love- he reflects; then backs away from his discussion and begins anew: Less take- say Anne and Nate, a happy couple- him a lean, eagle- beaked New England kind of a man; her- a little quick- gaited, big- eyed woman and sping! – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  9. As she peered a young girl came down the steps between the dark wings of the cypress hedge, a slim, fair, even- gaited creature dressed for the street and drawing on her gloves. – The Coast of Chance by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain
  10. And always he gaited himself with the distinctive style of the bold, black spot beneath his left eye. – Lonesome Town by Ethel and James Dorrance
  11. " He's gentle and easy- gaited. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  12. " Hard- gaited horses, Hoddan," he said wryly. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  13. She was of English birth, lively, short- gaited, serviceable, more especially in the first of her dual capacities. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  14. The play of his form as our smooth- gaited horses sped through the flecking shades was worth watching for its stanch and supple grace. – The Cavalier by George Washington Cable