Hurons to Hustings
(Hu"rons) n. pl.; sing. Huron. (Ethnol.) A powerful and warlike tribe of North American Indians
of the Algonquin stock. They formerly occupied the country between Lakes Huron, Erie, and Ontario,
but were nearly exterminated by the Five Nations about 1650.
(Hurr) v. i. [See Hurry.] To make a rolling or burring sound. [Obs.]
R is the dog's letter, and hurreth in the sound.B. Jonson.
(Hur*rah" Hur*ra") interj. [Cf. G., Dan., & Sw. hurra. Cf. Huzza.] A word used as a shout of
joy, triumph, applause, encouragement, or welcome.
Hurrah! hurrah! for Ivry and Henry of Navarre.Macaulay.
Hurrah's nest, state of utmost confusion. [Colloq. U.S.]
(Hur*rah"), n. A cheer; a shout of joy, etc.
A perfect hurrah's nest in our kitchen.Mrs. Stowe.
(Hur*rah") v. i. To utter hurrahs; to huzza.
(Hur*rah"), v. t. To salute, or applaud, with hurrahs.
(Hur"ri*cane) n. [Sp. hurracan; orig. a Carib word signifying, a high wind.] A violent storm,
characterized by extreme fury and sudden changes of the wind, and generally accompanied by rain,
thunder, and lightning; especially prevalent in the East and West Indies. Also used figuratively.
Like the smoke in a hurricane whirl'd.Tennyson.
Each guilty thought to me isMassinger. Hurricane bird (Zoöl.), the frigate bird. Hurricane deck. (Naut.) See under Deck.
A dreadful hurricane.
(Hur`ri*ca"no) n.; pl. Hurricanoes A waterspout; a hurricane. [Obs.] Drayton. "You cataracts
and hurricanoes, spout." Shak.
1. Urged on; hastened; going or working at speed; as, a hurried writer; a hurried life.
2. Done in a hurry; hence, imperfect; careless; as, a hurried job. "A hurried meeting." Milton.
Hur"ried*ly, adv. Hur"ried*ness, n.
(Hur"ri*er) n. One who hurries or urges.
(Hur"ries) n. A staith or framework from which coal is discharged from cars into vessels.
(Hur"ry) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hurried ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hurrying.] [OE. horien; cf. OSw. hurra
to whirl round, dial. Sw. hurr great haste, Dan. hurre to buzz, Icel. hurr hurly-burly, MHG. hurren to
hurry, and E. hurr, whir to hurry; all prob. of imitative origin.]
1. To hasten; to impel to greater speed; to urge on.
Impetuous lust hurries him on.South.
They hurried him abroad a bark.Shak.
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