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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trot \Trot\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Trotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Trotting.] [OE. trotten, OF. troter, F. trotter; probably of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. tread; cf. OHG. trott?n to tread. See Tread.] 1. To proceed by a certain gait peculiar to quadrupeds; to ride or drive at a trot. See Trot, n. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To run; to jog; to hurry. [1913 Webster] He that rises late must trot all day, and will scarcely overtake his business at night. --Franklin. [1913 Webster]