hurter

/ (ˈhɜːtə) /

noun

an object or part that gives protection, such as a concrete block that protects a building from traffic or the shoulder of an axle against which the hub strikes

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Word Origin for hurter

C14 hurtour, from Old French hurtoir something that knocks or strikes, from hurter to hurt 1
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