swift-foot

swift-foot
swiftˈ-foot or swiftˈ-footed adjective
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Main Entry:swift

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • swift-foot|ed — «SWIHFT FUT ihd», adjective. able to run swiftly …   Useful english dictionary

  • swift-footed — /swift foot id/, adj. swift in running. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • swift-footed — [swift′foot′id] adj. that can run swiftly …   English World dictionary

  • foot — /foot/, n., pl. feet for 1 4, 8 11, 16, 19, 21; foots for 20; v. n. 1. (in vertebrates) the terminal part of the leg, below the ankle joint, on which the body stands and moves. 2. (in invertebrates) any part similar in position or function. 3.… …   Universalium

  • foot — [foot] n. pl. feet [ME fot < OE, akin to Ger fuss < IE * pōd , var. of base * pēd , foot, to go > Sans pad , Gr pous, L pes] 1. the end part of the leg, on which a person or animal stands or moves 2. a thing like a foot in some way;… …   English World dictionary

  • Foot cavalry — was an oxymoron coined to describe the rapid movements of infantry troops serving under Confederate General Thomas Jonathan Stonewall Jackson during the American Civil War (1861 ndash;1865). The use of the words foot and cavalry to describe the… …   Wikipedia

  • swift — adj. 1) (lit.) swift of (swift of foot) 2) swift to + inf. (she was swift to react) * * * [swɪft] swift to + inf. (she was swift to react) (lit.) swift of (swift of foot) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Swift Run Gap — Infobox Mountain Pass Name = Swift Run Gap Photo = Caption = Elevation = 2,365 ft./720 m. Location = Virginia USA Range = Blue Ridge Mountains Coordinates = Topographic Transversed by = Swift Run Gap is a wind gap located in the Blue Ridge… …   Wikipedia

  • SWIFT Bus Rapid Transit — The SWIFT BRT is a bus rapid transit system under construction/planning in Snohomish County, operated by Community Transit. The first line, the Everett Station Aurora Village Transit Center line, is currently under construction and is scheduled… …   Wikipedia

  • foot — [[t]fʊt[/t]] n. pl. feetfor1 4, 8 16, 19, 21; foots for20; 1) zool. (in vertebrates) the terminal part of the leg, below the ankle joint, on which the body stands and moves 2) zool. (in invertebrates) any part similar in position or function 3)… …   From formal English to slang

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