Speediest
Speedy Speed"y (-[y^]), a. [Compar. {Speedier}; superl. {Speediest}.] [AS. sp[=e]dyg.] Not dilatory or slow; quick; swift; nimble; hasty; rapid in motion or performance; as, a speedy flight; on speedy foot. [1913 Webster]

I will wish her speedy strength. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Darts, which not the good could shun, The speedy ould outfly. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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  • Speedier — Speedy Speed y ( [y^]), a. [Compar. {Speedier}; superl. {Speediest}.] [AS. sp[=e]dyg.] Not dilatory or slow; quick; swift; nimble; hasty; rapid in motion or performance; as, a speedy flight; on speedy foot. [1913 Webster] I will wish her speedy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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