3. Injury; damage; detriment; harm; mischief.

Thou dost me yet but little hurt.

Syn. — Wound; bruise; injury; harm; damage; loss; detriment; mischief; bane; disadvantage.

(Hurt"er) n. One who hurts or does harm.

I shall not be a hurter, if no helper.
Beau. & Fl.

(Hurt"er), n. [F. heurtoir, lit., a striker. See Hurt, v. t.] A butting piece; a strengthening piece, esp.: (Mil.) A piece of wood at the lower end of a platform, designed to prevent the wheels of gun carriages from injuring the parapet.

(Hurt"ful) a. Tending to impair or damage; injurious; mischievous; occasioning loss or injury; as, hurtful words or conduct.

Syn. — Pernicious; harmful; baneful; prejudicial; detrimental; disadvantageous; mischievous; injurious; noxious; unwholesome; destructive.

Hurt"ful*ly, adv.Hurt"ful*ness, n.

(Hur"tle) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hurtled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hurtling ] [OE. hurtlen, freq. of hurten. See Hurt, v. t., and cf. Hurl.]

1. To meet with violence or shock; to clash; to jostle.

Together hurtled both their steeds.

2. To move rapidly; to wheel or rush suddenly or with violence; to whirl round rapidly; to skirmish.

Now hurtling round, advantage for to take.

Down the hurtling cataract of the ages.
R. L. Stevenson.

3. To make a threatening sound, like the clash of arms; to make a sound as of confused clashing or confusion; to resound.

The noise of battle hurtled in the air.

The earthquake sound
Hurtling 'death the solid ground.
Mrs. Browning.

(Hur"tle) v. t.

1. To move with violence or impetuosity; to whirl; to brandish. [Obs.]

His harmful club he gan to hurtle high.

2. To push; to jostle; to hurl.

And he hurtleth with his horse adown.

(Hur"tle*ber`ry) n. [Cf. Huckleberry, Whortleberry.] See Whortleberry.

(Hurt"less) a. Doing no injury; harmless; also, unhurt; without injury or harm.

Gentle dame so hurtless and so true.

Hurt"less*ly, adv.Hurt"less*ness, n.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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