Friday, July 09, 2010
Definitions for tantivy
- at full gallop: to ride tantivy.
- swift; rapid.
- a gallop; rush
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Citations for tantivy
As soon as he caught Bud's eye, he kicked it up another gear, to a tantivy. He was going to cut Bud off before he could reach Sendero.
As I sit at my window this summer afternoon, hawks are circling about my clearing; the tantivy of wild pigeons, flying by two and threes athwart my view…
Origin of tantivy
Tantivy entered English in the 1600s and is of unknown origin.