Definition of tantivy in English:

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tantivy

Pronunciation: /tanˈtivē/
archaic

noun (plural tantivies)

A rapid gallop or ride.

exclamation

Used as a hunting cry.

adjective

Moving or riding swiftly.

Origin

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

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Syllabification: tan·tiv·y

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