Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a smooth pace or movement; of a regular, easy flow.

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Examples

  • Annais carried the baby in a sling; her mount was a smooth-paced black mare, which had been a parting gift from the Emir.

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • I hate his smiles, soft ways, and smooth-paced tread,

    Tecumseh : a Drama

  • It was on Philip's arm that Berenger first crept round the bowling-green, and with Philip at his rein that he first endured to ride along the avenue on Lord Walwyn's smooth-paced palfrey; and it was Philip who interrupted Lucy's household cares by rushing in and shouting, 'Sister, here!

    The Chaplet of Pearls

  • Yet this will I say for Malkin, for so I call her, that unless you were to borrow a ride on the juggler's steed that paces a hornpipe amongst the eggs, you could not go a journey on a creature so gentle and smooth-paced.

    Ivanhoe. A Romance

  • I call her, that unless you were to borrow a ride on the juggler’s steed that paces a hornpipe amongst the eggs, you could not go a journey on a creature so gentle and smooth-paced.

    Ivanhoe

  • a ride on the juggler's steed that paces a hornpipe amongst the eggs, you could not go a journey on a creature so gentle and smooth-paced.

    Ivanhoe

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