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quick time

noun
1.
Military. a rate of marching in which 120 paces, each of 30 inches (76.2 cm), are taken in a minute.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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British Dictionary definitions for quick time

quick time

noun
1.
(military) the normal marching rate of 120 paces to the minute Compare double time (sense 3), double time (sense 4)
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