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  • adj. expeditious
  • v. Common misconstruction of expedite.
  • v. To injure (a dog) by cutting away the pads of the forefeet, thereby preventing it from hunting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To hasten; to expedite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To expedite.

Etymologies

See expedite, expeditious. (Wiktionary)
From Latin expediō ("set loose"), a compound of ex ("out, free") + pedis ("of the foot"), thus "freeing the feet". (Wiktionary)

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  • common mispronunciation of "expedite"
    verb, infinitive

    To injure (a dog) by cutting away the pads of the forefeet, thereby preventing it from hunting.

    September 16, 2009