Definitions for tantivytænˈtɪv i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tan•tiv•ytænˈtɪv i(adv.; n.)(pl.)-tiv•ies.

  1. (adv.)at full gallop.

  2. (n.)a gallop; rush.

Origin of tantivy:

1635–45; orig. uncert.


  1. tantivy(Noun)

    A rapid gallop

  2. tantivy(Noun)

    The sound of a hunting horn in imitation of a galloping horse

  3. tantivy(Adverb)

    At full tilt

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tantivy(adverb)

    swiftly; speedily; rapidly; -- a fox-hunting term; as, to ride tantivy

  2. Tantivy(noun)

    a rapid, violent gallop; an impetuous rush

  3. Tantivy(verb)

    to go away in haste


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