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fast adj. (the sense ‘rapid, quick’ occurs)
1. (of sleep) deep, sound Mac. V. i. 9; also = fast asleep Rom. IV. v. 1.
2. firmly adhering “to” Oth. I. iii. 369 “ to my hopes,” Cym. I. vi. 138 “fast to your affection.”
3. shut close H8 V. ii. 3 “All fast?.”
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