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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A movement in which a horse trots in place with high action of the legs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A dressage movement in which a horse trots in a stationary position while using high lifting of the legs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of piaffing. Sometimes called Spanish walk.

Etymologies

French, from piaffer, to strut, piaffe.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • A movement in which a horse trots in place with high action of the legs.

    November 19, 2007