- manner of moving on foot; way of walking or running
- any of the various foot movements of a horse, as a trot, pace, canter, or gallop
Origin of gaitMiddle English gate, a going, gait, origin, originally , path from Old Norse gata, path between hedges, street, akin to German gasse, lane
- to train (a horse) to a particular gait or gaits
- to lead (a dog) before the judges at a dog show so as to exhibit its gait, bearing, etc.