Military. a rate of marching in which 120 paces, each of 30 inches (76.2 cm), are taken in a minute.
(military) the normal marching rate of 120 paces to the minute Compare double time (sense 3), double time (sense 4)
noun, Bridge. 1. a card, or group of cards, that will probably win the first or second trick in a suit, regardless of who plays it or at what declaration. noun 1. (bridge) a high card almost certain to win a trick, usually an ace or a king: the unit in one of the systems […]
[kwik-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈkwɪkˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər/ noun 1. the part of a river or other stream having a strong current.
[kwik-wit-id] /ˈkwɪkˈwɪt ɪd/ adjective 1. having a nimble, alert mind. adjective 1. having a keenly alert mind, esp as used to avert danger, make effective reply, etc
[kwid] /kwɪd/ noun 1. a portion of something, especially tobacco, that is to be chewed but not swallowed. [kwid] /kwɪd/ noun, plural quid. 1. British Informal. one pound sterling. [kwid proh kwoh] /ˈkwɪd proʊ ˈkwoʊ/ noun, plural quid pro quos, quids pro quo for 2. 1. (italics) Latin. one thing in return for another. 2. […]