quick march

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  1. a march in quick time.

Origin of quick march

First recorded in 1745–55

Words Nearby quick march

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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

quick march

  1. a march at quick time or the order to proceed at such a pace

  1. a command to commence such a march

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