Gallop is defined as to hurry or move quickly.(verb)
An example of gallop is for a horse to race quickly up a hill.
The definition of a gallop is the fast speed at which a horse moves when all four feet are off the ground, or any fast pace.(noun)
See gallop in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME galopen < OFr galoper < Frank *walahlaupan, to run well < *wala, akin to well + *hlaupan, to run, akin to leap
Origin: OFr galop
See gallop in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Middle English galopen, to go at a gallop
Origin: , from Old French galoper
Origin: , of Germanic origin; see wel-1 in Indo-European roots.
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