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1539, in the meaning defined above
probably alteration & reduplication of hurling, gerund of hurl
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“Hurly-burly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hurly-burly. Accessed 25 May. 2020.
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