Hypertext Webster Gateway: "Sped"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Sped \Sped\,
imp. & p. p. of {Speed}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Speed \Speed\ (sp[=e]d), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sped} (sp[e^]d),
{Speeded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Speeding}.] [AS. sp[=e]dan, fr.
sp[=e]d, n.; akin to D. spoeden, G. sich sputen. See {Speed},
1. To go; to fare. [Obs.]

To warn him now he is too farre sped. --Remedy of

2. To experience in going; to have any condition, good or
ill; to fare. --Shak.

Ships heretofore in seas like fishes sped; The
mightiest still upon the smallest fed. --Waller.

3. To fare well; to have success; to prosper.

Save London, and send true lawyers their meed! For
whoso wants money with them shall not speed!

I told ye then he should prevail, and speed On his
bad errand. --Milton.

4. To make haste; to move with celerity.

I have speeded hither with the very extremest inch
of possibility. --Shak.

5. To be expedient. [Obs.] --Wyclif (2 Cor. xii. 1.)

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