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noun American English pronunciation: trot /trɑt/ 
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pluraltrots

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  1. 1
    [singular] the speed of a horse or other animal when it moves more quickly than when walking but does not run

    The horse slowed to a trot.

    1. b.
      [singular] the speed of someone walking with short quick steps

      He set off at a trot.

      break into a trot (=start walking faster so that you are trotting):

      When he saw us, he broke into a brisk trot.

  2. 3
    [countable] Australian informal a period of time in which you have a particular kind of luck

    Simpson hoped his bad trot was about to end.

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