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Hurling definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HURL'ING, ppr. Throwing with force; playing at hurling.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a traditional Irish game resembling hockey; played by two teams of 15 players each

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1780 an Irish game resembling field hockey played between two teams of 15 players each

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also hurley) 1 an Irish game somewhat resembling hockey, played with broad sticks. 2 a stick used in this.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hurling Hurl"ing, n. 1. The act of throwing with force. 2. A kind of game at ball, formerly played. Hurling taketh its denomination from throwing the ball. --Carew.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hurl Hurl, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hurled; p. pr. & vb. n. Hurling.] [OE. hurlen, hourlen; prob. contracted fr. OE. hurtlen to hurtle, or probably akin to E. whirl. [root]16. See Hurtle.] 1. To send whirling or whizzing through the air; to throw with violence; to drive with great force; as, to hurl a stone or lance. And hurl'd them headlong to their fleet and main. --Pope. 2. To emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity; as, to hurl charges or invective. --Spenser. 3. [Cf. Whirl.] To twist or turn. ``Hurled or crooked feet.'' [Obs.] --Fuller.




 


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