Pronunciation: (dôg'trot", dog'-), [key]
—n., v., -trot•ted, -trot•ting.
1. a gentle trot, like that of a dog.
2. South Midland and Southern U.S.a covered passage or porch linking two parts of a house; breezeway.
to go or move at a gentle trot or a dogtrot.
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