Duane and Dicky lope backstage afterwards to “do some sniff,” as Dicky terms it.
May I ask you, therefore, to inform us in which of lope de Vega's numerous works this same ghost story is to be found?
He was taught not to trot, but to go directly from the walk to the "lope."
Presently he comes down to a long, graceful "lope," and shortly he mysteriously disappears.
The horse broke into a lope on the level stretch in answer to the spur.
With the later artificial imitations of Góngora and lope de Vega, and others of similar stamp, we are not concerned here.
The six blue figures were only fifty feet away, approaching him at a lope.
With lope's dramatic production as a whole we are not, of course, concerned.
Without waiting for him to reply, she urged her horse into a lope.
Spitting on his hands and rubbing them together, he broke into a lope and quickly passed from sight in the woods.
"to run with long strides," early 15c.; earlier "to leap, jump, spring" (c.1300), from Old Norse hlaupa "to run, leap," from Proto-Germanic *khlaupan (see leap (v.)). Related: Loped; loping. The noun meaning "a jump, a leap" is from late 14c.; sense of "long, bounding stride" is from 1809.