well gaited


having a specified gait (usually used in combination): slow-gaited; heavy-gaited oxen.

1580–90; gait + -ed3

ungaited, adjective
well-gaited, adjective
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c.1200, gate "a going or walking, departure, journey," earlier "way, road, path," from O.N. gata "way, road, path." Meaning "manner of walking" is from 1509. Modern spelling developed before 1750, originally in Scottish.
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gait (gāt)
A particular way or manner of walking.

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