Definition of hand gallop in English:

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hand gallop

Pronunciation: /hand ˈɡaləp/

noun

[in singular]
An easily controlled gallop.
Example sentences
  • ‘The verb to canter is, of course, a contraction of a ‘Canterbury gallop’, which was the easy hand gallop into which the pilgrims urged their horses, possibly when they came to level stretches of the South Downs.’
  • Then Arialana started running, at a hand gallop at first.
  • I've seen Olivia hand gallop him around and bring him to the halt and hand him to the nearest stable hand without cooling him down.

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Syllabification: hand gal·lop

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