Definition of Fast-flying
1. Adjective. Moving swiftly. "Played the difficult passage with flying fingers"
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fast-flying
Literary usage of Fast-flying
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1836)
"But, alas ! it seems a long and a dark process:— The early year's fast-flying vapours stray In shadowing trains across the orb of day; And we, poor insects ..."
2. The Poets and Poetry of Scotland: From the Earliest to the Present Time by James Grant Wilson (1876)
"MORTALITY. Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud ! Like a fast-flying meteor, a fast-flying ..."
3. The Curtiss Aviation Book by Glenn Hammond Curtiss, Augustus Post (1912)
"These are the men to drive fast-flying, single-passenger machines for speedy messenger service between detached bodies of troops, or to drive the heavy ..."
4. An Illustrated Treatise on the Art of Shooting: With Extracts from the Best by Charles Lancaster (1906)
"At 40 yards the shooter who desires to centre his charge of shot on a fast-flying bird travelling at right angles to the line of flight must aim rather more ..."