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hurly

noun hur·ly \ˈhər-lē\

Definition of HURLY

:  uproar, tumult

Examples of HURLY

  1. <the high-spirited hurly that engulfs the college campus as students begin arriving en masse for the start of the academic year>

Origin of HURLY

probably short for hurly-burly
First Known Use: 1594

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