Tantivy meaning

tăn-tĭvē
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At full gallop; at top speed.
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A hunting cry.
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At full gallop; headlong.
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A fast, furious gallop; top speed.
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A gallop; rapid movement.
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(obsolete) At full tilt.

To ride tantivy.

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(informal) The sound of a hunting horn in imitation of a galloping horse.
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Origin of tantivy

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • A fox-hunting term, said to be from the note of a hunting horn.

    From Wiktionary