pit-a-pat


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Adv.1.pit-a-pat - as of footsteps; "he came running pit-a-pat down the hall"
2.pit-a-pat - describing a rhythmic beating; "his heart went pit-a-pat"
References in classic literature ?
It was as still as death all day long, until the sunset came and the twilight thickened, and then it began to rustle and whisper and go pit-a-pat with a sound like 'urrying feet.
DON'T really know why those tennis girlies at Wimbers bother with the irritating business of actually playing the pit-a-pat.