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gallop through (something)

1. Literally, to travel on horseback very quickly through some place or area. (A "gallop" is a running stride by a horse.) My horse galloped through the countryside while I clung to the reins in terror.
2. By extension, to do something hastily and, often, sloppily. I can tell you galloped through this essay—look at all these spelling errors!
See also: gallop, through

galloping dandruff

slang Lice. Ugh, I'm so itchy—I really hope it's not galloping dandruff.
See also: dandruff, galloping

walking dandruff

and galloping dandruff
n. lice. (see also pants rabbits.) The bum called his lice “walking dandruff.” I don’t know anybody with galloping dandruff—I hope.
See also: dandruff, walking

galloping dandruff

verb
See also: dandruff, galloping
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Philip Hobbs The weather won't stop us cantering or galloping horses if we want to, but for the short term we aren't going to be doing any serious galloping work as I don't see any point until it looks like we're going to get some racing.