American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A horse that trots, especially one trained for harness racing.
- n. Informal A foot, especially the foot of a pig or sheep prepared as food.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which trots; specifically, a trotting horse, especially one of a breed of horses noted for speed in trotting. A great part of the best trotters in the United States (where the breed has been brought to perfection) are descended through Hambletonian from the English thoroughbred Messenger. The mile record is now (1895) held by Alix, which in 1894 at Galesburg, Ill., trotted a mile in 2 minutes 3¾ seconds. On the race-track trotters are driven in light skeleton wagons called sulkies. See
trot, n., 2.
- n. A foot.
- n. The human foot.
- n. The foot of an animal used for food: as, pigs' trotters; sheep's trotters.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One that trots; especially, a horse trained to be driven in trotting matches.
- n. The foot of an animal, especially that of a sheep; also, humorously, the human foot.
- n. foot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food
- n. a horse trained to trot; especially a horse trained for harness racing
- trot + -er (Wiktionary)
“Boning a trotter is the ultimate testament to how you value your truffles, good work.”
“Bruni recounts the plethora of pork belly on the app menu ( "pork belly with kimchi in an Asian preparation" or "house-smoked pork belly with lentils") then noted the pig-plenty on the entrees list ( "a pork chop, pork ribs or a pork foot, also known as a trotter"), and even found a little piggy available for dessert ( "the house-made bacon chocolate crunch bar").”
“Benders and under limbs seem to have gone by the boards, along with other by-words of the period, such as trotter (as in the trotter of a chicken) and joint (for specificity at the dining table, one might ask for the first joint or second joint).”
“He found a place as porter or "trotter" in a bank.”
“trotter" who was meditating with his head between his knees.”
“An inveterate rule-breaker, Herrera pushes the envelope by taking traditional dishes one step further – trotter with a cap i pota head and innards of crayfish for example – and is all the more exciting for it.”
“One of these, a starter listed as snails and crubeens, which should be little fritters of gooey braised pig's trotter, was a salty, sticky, unpleasant mess of chewy snails and flavourless deep-fried cubes.”
“I previewed one menu recently and as soon as I saw "trotter on toast" as a starter, I knew venison couldn't be far behind.”
“True Cariocas will insist on a smoked ear or trotter, but the flavor will still be true without those ingredients.”
“Although, Greybeard, I believe the people of the peninsula are well versed in the arts of porcine produce … indeed Redcliffe may be one of the last bastions of the smoked hock and trotter.”
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