Definition of High-stepping
1. Adjective. Having or moving with a high step. "A high-stepping horse"
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Literary usage of High-stepping
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"They were more or less freaks, with the high stepping exaggerated by heavy shoeing and training, but they sometimes made a more popular show than the ..."
2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"When there is a tendency to foot-drop, the leg is lifted high in order to clear the foot from the ground (high-stepping gait; rooster gait). ..."
3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1883)
"You should really see it," cried all the young men, with details about the harness, and the high-stepping mare which were endless. ..."
4. Music Appreciation for Little Children, in the Home, Kindergarten, and by Victor Talking Machine Company (1920)
"Theme for High-Stepping Horses 18253 Perhaps the children have been permitted to ... When the feeling for the high-stepping horses is clearly established, ..."