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tantivy Line breaks: tan|tivy
Pronunciation: /tanˈtɪvi/

Definition of tantivy in English:

noun (plural tantivies)

A rapid gallop or ride.


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Used as a hunting cry.


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

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