Usage examples for Gaited

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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)
  4. 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
  5. One of these tall, loose- hinged, awkward- gaited chaps, with wavy red hair the color of a new copper pan, also a chin dimple and a crooked mouth. – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  6. But he wasn't gaited to go on that track long. – Somewhere in Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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)
  10. " He's gentle and easy- gaited – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  11. She seems sickly, and the pinto is easy- gaited Pinkey explained, elaborately. – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  12. " Hard- gaited horses, Hoddan," he said wryly. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  13. He had a quick- gaited mind and much fluency of speech. – H. R. by Edwin Lefevre
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Had she not withstood the torturing trot of the hardest- gaited horse on the range? – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  17. Lennox rode his mildly disposed but violently gaited steed homeward in that reposeful state of bliss known only to accepted lovers. – Lodusky by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  18. 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