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  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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