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- adv. From one place (or person, or task) to another; hither and thither
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. hither and thither; to and fro; from one place or predicament to another; backward and forward.
- n. See under Pillar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. from one place or situation to another
Possibly originally "from post to pillar", a reference to the rapid movement of the ball in real tennis (Wiktionary)