Definition of Fleetest

1. Adjective. (superlative of fleet) ¹



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Definition of Fleetest

1. fleet [adj] - See also: fleet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fleetest

fleerings
fleers
flees
fleet
fleet admiral
fleet ballistic missile submarine
fleet captain
fleet captains
fleet in being
fleet landing
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fleeted
fleeten
fleeter
fleetes
fleetest (current term)
fleetfooted
fleeth
fleeting
fleetingly
fleetingness
fleetingnesses
fleetings
fleetly
fleetness
fleetnesses
fleets
fleets in being
fleetside
fleetwide

Literary usage of Fleetest

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1. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"... with a force of cavalry and auxiliary cohorts, and a selection of the fleetest troops from the legions, defeated him and drove him into the desert. ..."

2. A Theological Dictionary: Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms by Charles Buck (1831)
"... that a per son mounted on the fleetest horse, woulc not be able to gallop from one end of it shade to the other in one hundred years II. ..."

3. Chronicles of the City of Perugia, 1492-1503 by Francesco Maturanzio (1905)
"... his palace stables kept fifty horses, all of them of the fleetest; three there were that he would not have sold for eight hundred golden ducats apiece. ..."

4. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"... faithful servants now, to Verulam, bear ; With loud and long lament, the royal corse. Return the royal sons, on fleetest steeds, Caradoc and, king now, ..."

5. Buffalo Jones' Forty Years of Adventure: A Volume of Facts Gathered from by Charles Jesse Jones (1899)
"Little did he dream then he would become the champion hunter of this slyest and fleetest animal on the American continent. The greyhound has ever been ..."

6. The Useful Metals and Their Alloys, Including Mining Ventilation, Mining by John Scoffern (1869)
"... at a velocity considerably beyond that of the bounding deer or the fleetest racehorse. Other constructions, such as the Lattice and Warner Bridges, ..."

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