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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English gate (way), from Old Norse gata (road), from Proto-Germanic *gatwǭ. Compare gate.

NounEdit

gait (plural gaits)

  1. Manner of walking or stepping; bearing or carriage while moving.
    Carrying a heavy suitcase, he had a lopsided gait.
  2. (horses) One of the different ways in which a horse can move, either naturally or as a result of training.
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VerbEdit

gait (third-person singular simple present gaits, present participle gaiting, simple past and past participle gaited)

  1. To teach a specific gait to a horse.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

gait (plural gaits)

  1. (Britain, dialectal) A sheaf of corn.
  2. (Britain, dialectal) A charge for pasturage.

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

gait

  1. (rare) Alternative form of gate (way)

ScotsEdit

NounEdit

gait (plural gaits)

  1. goat
  2. Alternative form of gate (way)

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

gait

  1. Soft mutation of cait.