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hurl


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hurl  \Hurl\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  hurl  one's  self  to  go  quickly.  [R.] 
 
  2.  To  perform  the  act  of  hurling  something  to  throw 
  something  (at  another). 
 
  God  shall  hurl  at  him  and  not  spare.  --Job  xxvii. 
  22  (Rev.  Ver. 
  ). 
 
  3.  To  play  the  game  of  hurling.  See  {Hurling}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hurl  \Hurl\,  n. 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hurl 
  n  :  a  violent  throw  [syn:  {cast}] 
  v  1:  throw  forcefully  [syn:  {hurtle},  {cast}] 
  2:  make  a  thrusting  forward  movement  [syn:  {lunge},  {hurtle},  {thrust}] 
  3:  utter  with  force;  utter  vehemently;  "hurl  insults";  "throw 
  accusations  at  someone"  [syn:  {throw}] 




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