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Hot-foot

.

With speed; fast.

“And the Blackfoot who courted each foeman’s approach,

Faith, ʹtis hotfoot heʹd fly from the stout Father Roach.”


Lover.

N.B. The Blackfoot was an Irish faction, similar to the Terry Alts in the early part of the nineteenth century.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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