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Tantivy

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Tántivy. adv. [from the note of a hunting horn, so expressed in articulate sounds; from tantâ vi, says Skinner.] To ride tantivy is to ride with great speed.

Sources: Skinner, Stephen (55)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Tantivy." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: June 13, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=9681.


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