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  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. 




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