Origin of hurry-scurry
Examples from the Web for hurry-scurry
We slaves would eat our breakfast, and go to the fields, dare wont no hurry-scurry.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States, From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
At five minutes to eleven there is a bugle-call, followed by a hurry-scurry; the whole ship is alive at once.Little Folks (Septemeber 1884)|Various
The cut-and-cover, hurry-scurry methods of doing things, common on some Western farms, will not do in drainage work.
The lark laughed at it all; but the sparrows were all in a hurry-scurry.Tales of Two Countries|Alexander Kielland
The fact of the matter is that the hurry-scurry of modern civilisation is not conducive to artistic work of any description.The Empire of the East|H. B. Montgomery