Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A horse that trots, especially one trained for harness racing.
  • noun Informal A foot, especially the foot of a pig or sheep prepared as food.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which trots; specifically, a trotting horse, especially one of a breed of horses noted for speed in trotting.
  • noun A foot.
  • noun The human foot.
  • noun The foot of an animal used for food: as, pigs' trotters; sheep's trotters.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One that trots; especially, a horse trained to be driven in trotting matches.
  • noun The foot of an animal, especially that of a sheep; also, humorously, the human foot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A horse trained for harness racing.
  • noun The foot of a pig or sheep.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun foot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food
  • noun a horse trained to trot; especially a horse trained for harness racing

Etymologies

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trot +‎ -er

Examples

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  • "Feet. To shake one's trotters at Bilby's ball, where the sheriff pays the fiddlers: perhaps the Bilboes ball, i.e. the ball of fetters: fetters and stocks were anciently called the bilboes."

    - Francis Grose, 'The Vulgar Tongue'.

    September 9, 2008

  • See also Beilby's ball.

    September 9, 2008