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hurtle


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hurtle  \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.  --Fairfax. 
 
  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 
  --Spenser. 
 
  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.  --Shak. 
 
  The  earthquake  sound  Hurtling  'death  the  solid 
  ground.  --Mrs. 
  Browning. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hurtle  \Hur"tle\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  move  with  violence  or  impetuosity;  to  whirl;  to 
  brandish.  [Obs.] 
 
  His  harmful  club  he  gan  to  hurtle  high.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  To  push  to  jostle;  to  hurl. 
 
  And  he  hurtleth  with  his  horse  adown.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hurtle 
  v  1:  move  with  or  as  if  with  a  rushing  sound;  "The  cars  hurtled 
  by" 
  2:  make  a  thrusting  forward  movement  [syn:  {lunge},  {hurl},  {thrust}] 
  3:  throw  forcefully  [syn:  {hurl},  {cast}] 




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