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What does 'on swift wing' mean?

Posted by Sphinx on November 14, 2003

It's said that the words engraved on King Tut' tomb is translated as 'Death shall come on swift wings to hime who disturbs the peace of the king.'

Is 'on swift wing' a fiexed collocation? List some other examples?

Thanks a lot!