Spur

Spur

, v. i. To spur on one's horse; to travel with great expedition; to hasten; hence, to press forward in any pursuit. "Now spurs the lated traveler." Shak.
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The Parthians shall be there,
And, spurring from the fight, confess their fear.
Dryden.
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The roads leading to the capital were covered with multitudes of yeomen, spurring hard to Westminster.
Macaulay.
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Some bold men, . . . by spurring on, refine themselves.
Grew.
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