noun, plural tan·tiv·ies.
Origin of tantivy
Examples from the Web for tantivy
As he spoke, clear and sweet the tantivy came floating down the hill and over the water.The Serf|Guy Thorne
The schooner “Tantivy” of this port went ashore on Kessingland beach during a dense snowstorm.Chronological Retrospect of the History of Yarmouth and Neighbourhood|William Finch-Crisp
My father may grumble over his beer jugs, but he's a Churchman and a Tantivy for all that.Micah Clarke|Arthur Conan Doyle
He was a Tory of the highest sort, such as in the cant of his age was called a Tantivy.Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Littlebath, among the Tantivy hills, would be the very place for her.Miss Mackenzie|Anthony Trollope