a.1.Swift of foot.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I will let loose against you the fleet-footed vines-- I will call in the Jungle to stamp out your lines!
95-101) `Yet, come, friend, quickly take the red-dyed reins of the swift horses and raise high courage in your heart and guide the swift chariot and strong fleet-footed horses straight on.
191-196) And on the shield stood the fleet-footed horses of grim Ares made gold, and deadly Ares the spoil-winner himself.
'Never fear,' said his fleet-footed comrade, 'I will fetch what the King wants.'
But fleet-footed Joe put forth his utmost speed, and checked the car, while the balloon beat upon the sand, at the risk of being torn to pieces.
Such meat was only for the old, the toothless, and the decrepit who no longer could make their kills among the fleet-footed grass-eaters.
Well indeed might Mbonga scream for help, for Tarzan, young and fleet-footed, covered the distance between them in great leaps, at the speed of a charging lion.
The fleet-footed Cornishman admitted to "a few nerves" when named at full-back against Castres given he had not played there since starting at 15 for the midweek Lions in New Zealand two years ago.
Audiences will be transported away to a world of dance, with fun-filled and fleet-footed entertainment - and the chance to learn more about Ian and Oti and their lives as dancers.
The tiny stars tonight are Ole, a fleet-footed troupe of Spanish flamenco dancers, and the UK's youngest town crier.
Drawn to community-based work, Abadoo fuses postmodernist aesthetics with fleet-footed and full-bodied West African forms--she spent a Fulbright year in Ghana--and the nonchalant swagger of funk.
FLORIDA STATE University College of Law Dean Erin O'Hara O'Connor rolled a suitcase to the dance floor and flew through the air as a graceful, fleet-footed flight attendant.