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Meaning of tantivy

tan•tiv•y

Pronunciation: (tan-tiv'ē), [key]
— adv., adj., n., pl. interj. -tiv•ies,
—adv.
  1. at full gallop: to ride tantivy.
—adj.
  1. swift; rapid.
—n.
  1. a gallop; rush
—interj.
  1. (used as a hunting cry when the chase is at full speed.)
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