at a word


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at a word

Without hesitation; instantly. I knew I was in danger and that, at a word from its owner, the dog was ready to attack. Jeff is always ready to help anyone at a word.
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at a word

In immediate response, at an instant. For example, At a word from the captain they lined up in order. [c. 1300]
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at a word

In immediate response.
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