pasganger, noun1

AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, pas pace, step + gang gait + agential suffix -er.
A horse with an ambling gait. See also tripple noun.
1858 W. Irons Settler’s Guide to Cape of G.H. & Natal 159The performances of ‘pasgangers’ and ‘trippelaars,’ in former days, are probably lost to history.
1870 H.H. Dugmore Reminisc. of Albany Settler 33It was an ugly old mare, a ‘pas-ganger,’ that used to waddle along in most ungainly fashion.
1913 C. Pettman Africanderisms 365Pasganger,..A horse with a peculiar gait.
[1934 Farming in S. Afr. June 223 (Swart)Some horses are born amblers (pas gang) and this is one of the most uncomfortable slow paces known.]
A horse with an ambling gait.
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