noun, plural hurl·y-burl·ies.
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If Nettie sighed as all this hurly-burly met her eye, it was only an internal sigh.The Carpenter's Daughter|Anna Bartlett Warner
Now you're ready to take part in all the hurly-burly, and you will.Fortitude|Hugh Walpole
Then does woe betide those who are caught in the hurly-burly.
It was the confusion and hurly-burly below stairs that awoke Mike Murphy early.The Launch Boys' Adventures in Northern Waters|Edward S. Ellis
For instance, you know the hurly-burly of existence in town.The Idiot at Home|John Kendrick Bangs