gallopade

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Noun[edit]

gallopade (plural gallopades)

  1. (obsolete) gallop
    • 1898, Henry Francis Keenan, The Iron Game[1]:
      At the same instant the sounding gallopade of hoofs came from the tranquil roadway leading to the stables.
  2. A type of dance, also known as the galop
  3. The music for this kind of dance.

Verb[edit]

gallopade (third-person singular simple present gallopades, present participle gallopading, simple past and past participle gallopaded)

  1. To gallop, as on horseback.
  2. To perform the dance called gallopade.