from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A horse trained for harness racing.
- n. The foot of a pig or sheep.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The 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.
- n. A foot.
- n. The human foot.
- n. The foot of an animal used for food: as, pigs' trotters; sheep's trotters.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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
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.