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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of canter.

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Examples

  • The Dementor's eyeless face was barely an inch from Dudley's when the silver antlers caught it; the thing was thrown up into the air and, like its fellow, it soared away and was absorbed into the darkness; the stag cantered to the end of the alleyway and dissolved into silver mist.

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • Crisford was speaking after nearly 40 of the operation's prospects for 2011, including the potential Classic contenders White Moonstone and Saamidd, had cantered during their annual media morning.

    Godolphin will boycott Lockinge if Newbury fails to raise prize money

  • I bet your daddy and your mother cantered away with the ribbons in their day.

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  • They cantered out the gate, thundered across the bridge, and passed Trillium Covert before they pulled in on the grade of Wild

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  • After the horses had cantered off to Bill and their hay-nets, the Mainlanders only having to hold on to return, I saw my mother walk not back to our home but over the field to her friends.

    The premature ending of Annie MacLeod

  • Last year in the same venue, the four cantered affectionately through the hit list, but didn't try to clone the original sound.

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  • A minute later they cantered into the shadowed area at the base of the rock wall.

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  • I cantered back over to him, huffing at him to get his attention.

    The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf

  • He left the country road at the first gate he came to and cantered through a hayfield.

    Chapter VIII

  • Hearts had nothing to play for in the Scottish Premier League game – third place for them had been secured 24 hours before Celtic's visit – and as the visitors cantered towards victory there seemed to be little to rile someone sitting in the stands.

    Neil Lennon would be forgiven for walking away after Hearts attack | Ewan Murray

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