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hurley

or hurl·y

[ hur-lee ]
/ ˈhɜr li /
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noun, plural hurl·eys, hurl·ies. British.

the game of hurling.
the leather-covered ball used in hurling.
the stick used in hurling, similar to a field hockey stick but with a wide, flat blade.
Informal. a club or cudgel.

RELATED WORDS

bandy, hurling, shinny, shinty

Nearby words

hurdler, hurds, hurdy-gurdy, hurl, hurler's syndrome, hurley, hurling, hurloid facies, hurly, hurly-burly, hurok

Origin of hurley

1815–25; hurl + -ey, as in hockey
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hurley

/ (ˈhɜːlɪ) /

noun

mainly British another word for hurling
Also called: hurley stick the stick used in playing hurling
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