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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flurry  \Flur"ry\,  n.;  pl  {Flurries}.  [Prov.  E.  flur  to  ruffle.] 
  1.  A  sudden  and  brief  blast  or  gust;  a  light,  temporary 
  breeze;  as  a  flurry  of  wind. 
 
  2.  A  light  shower  or  snowfall  accompanied  with  wind. 
 
  Like  a  flurry  of  snow  on  the  whistling  wind. 
  --Longfellow. 
 
  3.  Violent  agitation;  commotion;  bustle;  hurry. 
 
  The  racket  and  flurry  of  London.  --Blakw.  Mag. 
 
  4.  The  violent  spasms  of  a  dying  whale. 




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