Definition of Double quick
1. Adverb. At a faster speed. "Now let's play the piece again double-quick"
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Literary usage of Double quick
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Infantry Tactics: For the Instruction, Exercise, and Manœuvres of the by Silas Casey (1863)
"To Murk Time, to March in double quick Time, , and the Back Step. ... double quick. 2. MARCH. 113. To resume quick time, the instructor will command: 112. ..."
2. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"... home again double-quick. Xext morning, Wednesday, 24th, the Prussians are early astir again; groping, on all manner of roads, to find what Prince Karl ..."
3. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"Prince Karl, cut in two, tumbles home again double-quick. Next morning, Wednesday, 24th, the Prussians are early astir again; groping, on all manner of ..."
4. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"That Intellect do march, if possible at double-quick time, is very desirable ; nevertheless, why should she turn round at every stride and cry. ..."
5. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"... was ordered to countermarch and move at double-quick to the right Captain Swallow's Seventh Indiana battery operated for a time with tins brigade, ..."