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 for Galloped
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gallop \Gal"lop\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Galloped; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Galloping.] [OE. galopen, F. galoper, of German origin;
     cf. assumed Goth. ga-hlaupan to run, OHG. giloufen, AS.
     gehle['a]pan to leap, dance, fr. root of E. leap, and a
     prefix; or cf. OFlem. walop a gallop. See Leap, and cf. 1st
     Wallop.]
     1. To move or run in the mode called a gallop; as a horse; to
        go at a gallop; to run or move with speed.
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              But gallop lively down the western hill. --Donne.
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     2. To ride a horse at a gallop.
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     3. Fig.: To go rapidly or carelessly, as in making a hasty
        examination.
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              Such superficial ideas he may collect in galloping
              over it.                              --Locke.
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