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Definitions of Sped

  1. imp. & amp; p. p. of Speed.
  2. The past tense and past participle of the verb speed.
  3. Pa. t. and pa. p. of SPEED.
  4. Of to speed.
  5. Imp. & pp. of SPEED, v.
  6. Of the v. speed, which see.
  7. Did speed.
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Usage examples for Sped

  1. The message was sped aloft: The men are still alive! – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  2. Sometimes they got a glimpse of the ponyrider by day- a flash, as it were, as he sped by. – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
  3. He hardly glanced at the carriage that sped past him. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  4. And yet how quickly the time has sped! – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier
  5. We gained the road and sped along, our lights now lighted and showing us plainly what was ahead. – Guy Garrick by Arthur B. Reeve
  6. Thus the hour sped. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  7. So the time sped quickly by, until the master of the house gave the signal for a general rising. – Fickle Fortune by Elisabeth Burstenbinder (AKA E. Werner)
  8. We have hope that the young lord be, by this time, well and safely sped on his journey. – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  9. She leaned over and looked at the color as they sped along. – The Motor Maids Across the Continent by Katherine Stokes
  10. He examined Walden painstakingly while the yacht sped on. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  11. From that moment, in good order and in good weather, the Ariadne sped on her way westward and southward. – No Defense, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  12. All Mankind had been a million ages dead, And each to her reward above had sped, Each to his punishment below,- I call That quite a just arrangement. – Black Beetles in Amber by Ambrose Bierce
  13. And so time sped by, until the little boy's fifth birthday. – Stories of the Nibelungen for Young People by Various
  14. Jimmie observed as the boat sped away. – Boy Scouts in a Submarine by G. Harvey Ralphson
  15. She sped down the narrow hall and he, taking time to slip into a long dressing- coat, stepped out upon the porch in response to the now prolonged and impatient shouts. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  16. As I sped away down the street and out into the open country my heart was a good deal lighter than it had been when I began my journey. – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  17. He turned toward the barn and Red sped away in the direction from which he had come. – Youth by Isaac Asimov
  18. We dropped down toward it, passed a tiny mountain village, came out upon the shore, and sped along at the very edge of the water, until, far ahead, we saw the cluster of houses which is Leenane; and in another moment we had stopped before the rambling building which is McKeown's Hotel. – The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  19. Burl sped on for a few hundred yards, and stopped. – The Mad Planet by Murray Leinster
  20. Then he sped away after the nuns, whom he soon passed. – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
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