3. To play the game of hurling. See Hurling.
1. The act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a fling. Congreve.
2. Tumult; riot; hurly-burly. [Obs.] Knolles.
3. (Hat Manuf.) A table on which fiber is stirred and mixed by beating with a bowspring.
(Hurl"bat`) n. See Whirlbat. [Obs.] Holland.
1. See Whirlbone.
2. (Far.) A bone near the middle of the buttock of a horse. Crabb.
(Hurl"er) n. One who hurls, or plays at hurling.
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.
(Hurl"wind`) n. A whirlwind. [Obs.] Sandys.
(Hur"ly) n. [Cf. F. hurler to howl.] Noise; confusion; uproar.
That, with the hurly, death itself awakes.Shak.
(Hur"ly-bur`ly) n. [Reduplicated fr. OE. hurly confusion: cf. F. hurler to howl, yell, L. ululare; or
cf. E. hurry.] Tumult; bustle; confusion. Shak.
All places were filled with tumult and hurly- burly.Knolles.
(Hu*ro"ni*an) a. [Named from Lake Huron.] (Geol.) Of or pertaining to certain non- fossiliferous
rocks on the borders of Lake Huron, which are supposed to correspond in time to the latter part of the
(Hu"ron-Ir`o*quous") n. (Ethnol.) A linguistic group of warlike North American Indians,
belonging to the same stock as the Algonquins, and including several tribes, among which were the Five
Nations. They formerly occupied the region about Lakes Erie and Ontario, and the larger part of New