lurry

noun
lur·​ry | \ ˈlərē \
plural -es

Definition of lurry

 (Entry 1 of 3)

now dialectal, England
1 : something repeated by rote (as a formula or canting speech) turn prayer into a kind of lurry— John Milton
2 : a jumble of sounds : tumult

lurry

verb
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-es

Definition of lurry (Entry 2 of 3)

dialectal, England

lurry

\ " \

Definition of lurry (Entry 3 of 3)

dialectal British variant of

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History and Etymology for lurry

Noun

by shortening & alteration from liripipe

Verb

origin unknown

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“Lurry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lurry. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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