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 for Fast beside
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fast \Fast\, adv. [OE. faste firmly, strongly, quickly, AS.
     f[ae]ste. See Fast, a.]
     1. In a fast, fixed, or firmly established manner; fixedly;
        firmly; immovably.
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              We will bind thee fast.               --Judg. xv.
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     2. In a fast or rapid manner; quickly; swiftly;
        extravagantly; wildly; as, to run fast; to live fast.
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     Fast by, or Fast beside, close or near to; near at hand.
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              He, after Eve seduced, unminded slunk
              Into the wood fast by.                --Milton.
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              Fast by the throne obsequious Fame resides. --Pope.
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