quick (adj.) Old form(s): quicke, quick'st
vigorous, quick-acting, energetic
AW V.iii.40[King to Bertram] on our quickest decrees / Th'inaudible and noiseless foot of time / Steals ere we can effect them
R3 I.iii.195[Queen Margaret to all] give way, dull clouds, to my quick curses!
Tim IV.iii.45.2[Timon alone, as if to the gold] Th' art quick, / But yet I'll bury thee [also: sense 1]
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