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a march in quick time.
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Origin of quick march
First recorded in 1745–55
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How to use quick march in a sentence
"Quick march," said the sergeant, and the four men moved on through the darkness in a silence, which was only skin deep.The Crock of Gold|James Stephens
Then he, and another man, made a rush, and the others came double-quick-march on their heels.Lorna Doone|R. D. Blackmore
The latter either sang a quick march-song in chorus, or whistled some air to keep the step.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell
Right about face, quick march, and don't you let me have no more complaints of you, or I'll know how to act.The Carroll Girls|Mabel Quiller-Couch
The word, it seems to me, is—Quick march, back to quarters.'Under the Red Robe|Stanley Weyman
British Dictionary definitions for quick march
a march at quick time or the order to proceed at such a pace
a command to commence such a march
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