from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. At full gallop; at top speed.
- n. A hunting cry.
- n. A fast, furious gallop; top speed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. At full tilt
- n. A rapid gallop
- n. The sound of a hunting horn in imitation of a galloping horse
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Swiftly; speedily; rapidly; -- a fox-hunting term.
- n. A rapid, violent gallop; an impetuous rush.
- intransitive v. To go away in haste.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Swiftly; rapidly; at full speed.
- Swift; rapid; hasty; on the rush.
- n. A hunting cry, inciting to speed or denoting full chase.
- n. A rapid, violent movement; a gallop; a rush; a torrent.
- n. A High-church Tory of about the time of James II.
- To hurry off.
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)