The quality of being expedite; efficient promptness;
haste; dispatch; speed; quickness; as to carry the mail with
A sending forth or setting forth the execution of some
object of consequence; progress.
An important enterprise, implying a change of place;
especially, a warlike enterprise; a march or a voyage with martial
intentions; an excursion by a body of persons for a valuable end; as, a
military, naval, exploring, or scientific expedition; also, the body of
persons making such excursion.