Definition of Tantivies

1. Noun. (plural of tantivy) ¹



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Definition of Tantivies

1. tantivy [n] - See also: tantivy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tantivies

tantalum
tantalum bronchography
tantalums
tantalus
tantaluses
tantamount
tantamount(p)
tantamounted
tantamounting
tantamounts
tantara
tantaras
tanti
tantilizing
tantite
tantivies (current term)
tantivy
tanto
tanto knife
tantonies
tantony
tantony pig
tantos
tantra
tantras
tantric
tantrically
tantrisms
tantrum

Literary usage of Tantivies

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1. The Historic Note-book: With an Appendix of Battles by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1891)
"Part 1 is the political organisation of the empire ; part 2, finance; part 8, legal mattere; and part 4, military affairs. tantivies (The), 1680. ..."

2. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"... and that gentleman was one ; and among other discourse, they were speaking of some pictures, and they «hewed us the picture of th* tantivies. Charlett. ..."

3. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1810)
"... and that gentleman was one ; and among other discourse, they were speaking of some pictures, and they shewed us the picture of the tantivies. Charlett. ..."

4. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"About half-a-dozen of the tantivies were mounted upon the Church of England, b»ote<l aid «purred, riding it like an old back Taa- tivy to Borne.—. ..."

5. The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes by John Dryden (1808)
"... entitled, " The Mushroom, or a Satire against libelling Tories and prelatical tantivies; in answer to a Satire against Sedition, called the Modal, ..."

6. The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes by John Dryden (1821)
"... or a Satire against libelling Tories and prelatical tantivies-; ... as will appear from a few extracts: Epistle to the Tories and tantivies j Instead of ..."

7. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"About half a dozen of the tantivies were mounted [in a caricature] upon the Church of England, booted and spurred, riding it, like an old hack, Tantivy, ..."

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