lopePronunciation: (lōp), [key]
—v., loped, lop•ing,
to move or run with bounding steps, as a quadruped, or with a long, easy stride, as a person.
to canter leisurely with a rather long, easy stride, as a horse.
to cause to lope, as a horse.
the act or the gait of loping.
a long, easy stride.
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