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HIE (high)

To go somewhere in a hurry

Common clues: Hasten; Get a move on; Make haste; Go quickly; Speed; Rush; Hurry; Hotfoot it, old-style; Step on it; Shake a leg; Move it; Make tracks; Scoot

Crossword puzzle frequency: 6 times a year

Frequency in English language: 59559 / 86800

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Accurst of his heart,’ said jolly Robìn,

That a butcher doth deny!

I will go with you, my brethren true,

And as fast as I can hie.’

But when to the Sheriff’s house they came,

To dinner they hied apace,

And Robin Hood he the man must be

Before them all to say grace.

Pray God bless us all,’ said jolly Robìn,

And our meat within this place;

A cup of sack good, to nourish our blood,

And so I do end my grace.

From Robin Hood and the Butcher by Arthur Quiller-Couch

08 Step on it!

2 Tu >1 04 Step on it, old-s