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  • n  a practical joke that involves inserting a match surreptitiously between the sole and upper of the victim's shoe and then lighting it
  • v  move fast
  • r  without delay; speedily
    sent ambassadors hotfoot to the Turks"- Francis Hackett
    drove hotfoot for Boston

  • The only thing the tanners could do was hotfoot it for Washington.
  • The Chancellor may not have clicked his heels to Washington, but he did hotfoot it to London just days after the election to enlist Tony Blair's support in patching things up with .
  • He is convinced that man's inhumanity to manwhether expressed in a simple hotfoot or an atomic explosion is the basis of all humor, and he can discuss grafters, murderers .

  • Princess Diana in BBC News
    However, Burrell, refused to disclose a last secret told to him by Princess Diana says the Mirror, and was told to "hotfoot to Cheshire to obtain the relevant documents".

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