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1) Abreast. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Side by side, the breasts being all in a line. 1 The ships were all abreast-i.e., their heads were all equally advanced, as soldiers marching abreast. 2...

2) abreast. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Side by side: ships docked two abreast. 2. Up to date: keeping abreast of the latest developments....

3) 149. Manhattan Streets I Saunter d, Pondering. Whitman, Walt. 1900. Leaves of Grass
...1 MANHATTAN S streets I saunter d, pondering, On time, space, reality—on such as these, and abreast with them, prudence. 2 After all, the last explanation remains...

4) troika. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1a. A Russian carriage drawn by a team of three horses abreast. b. A team of three horses abreast. 2. See triumvirate (sense 4). Russian troika, from troje, group...

5) 14896. Cooper, Anna Julia. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:14896 QUOTATION:. while our men seem thoroughly abreast of the times on almost every other subject, when they strike the woman question they drop back into...

6) 5. The "William P. Frye" by Jeanne Robert Foster. Clarke, George Herbert, ed. 1917. A Treasury of War Poetry
...I SAW her first abreast the Boston Light At anchor; she had just come in, turned head, And sent her hawsers creaking, clattering down. I was so near to where the...

7) curricle. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A light, open, two-wheeled carriage, drawn by two horses abreast. From Latin curriculum, course, racing chariot, from currere, to run. See current....

8) 53274. Shakespeare, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:Take the instant way,For honor travels in a strait so narrow,Where one but goes abreast. Keep then the path,For emulation hath a thousand sonsThat one by...

9) quadriga. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. quadˇriˇgae (-g) A two-wheeled chariot drawn by four horses abreast. Latin quadrga, sing. of quadrgae, team of four horses, contraction of quadriiugae,...

10) doubletree. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...on a wagon or carriage to which two whiffletrees are attached for harnessing two animals abreast....

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