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tantivy

adverb tan·tivy \ tan-ˈti-vē \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of tantivy

: at a gallop

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Origin and Etymology of tantivy

origin unknown

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tantivy

noun

Definition of tantivy

plural tantivies
1 : a rapid gallop or ride
2 : tantara

First Known Use of tantivy

circa 1658

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