high stepper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n high stepper a horse trained to lift its feet high off the ground while walking or trotting
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Usage

In literature:

I don't want to make a show with a pair of high-steppers.
"At the Back of the North Wind" by George MacDonald
And he was lucky enough to seize the nigh horse by the bridle and pull both the high-steppers around.
"Hiram The Young Farmer" by Burbank L. Todd
She was one of the genuine high-steppers.
"Cabbages and Kings" by O. Henry
I want ye t' be a reg'lar high stepper, with a nice, slick coat.
"Eben Holden" by Irving Bacheller
Six subjects were compulsory; high-steppers took nine.
"The Getting of Wisdom" by Henry Handel Richardson
He's a good sort of chap, but he wants a snaffle and a curb on his high-stepper.
"Half a Rogue" by Harold MacGrath
Now I is kinder miliated, when I think of what a high stepper I used to be.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Colonel Rice was a high stepper.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Fact is, Mat is a first-rate scholar, and takes with them high-steppers, like fallin' off a log.
"The Bread-winners" by John Hay
It was a pretty good price, but it was a high-stepper, a flyer, a beauty.
"The Golden Censer" by John McGovern
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In news:

High-stepper is new Miss Brooklyn.
Gravimetric with High-Speed Stepper -Motor Drive.
Gravimetric Feeder Gets Boost from New High-Speed Stepper -Motor Drive.
High- stepper is new Miss Brooklyn.
Members of the Mid-Missouri High Steppers practice beofre the True/False March March parade Friday.
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