Definition of tantivy in English:

tantivy

Syllabification: tan·tiv·y
Pronunciation: /tanˈtivē
 
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archaic

noun (plural tantivies)

A rapid gallop or ride.

exclamation

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Used as a hunting cry.

adjective

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Moving or riding swiftly.

Origin

mid 17th century: probably imitative of the sound of galloping.

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