Definition of Hurlings
1. hurling [n] - See also: hurling
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hurlings
Literary usage of Hurlings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"Says, that my lord used to take the child with him to hurlings ;* and bought a little horse for him to ride upon ; and that the child was dressed тегу gay. ..."
2. The Trial at Bar Between Campbell Craig, Lessee of James Annesley, Esq by Campbell Craig (1744)
"—Says, that my Lord ufed to take the Child with him to *hurlings; ... and he had a young Gentleman with him who was call'd James An- * hurlings is a ..."
3. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer (1909)
"... his heart to endure both the hurlings and the evil words in his own halls; but at the last, when the spirit of Zeus, lord of the aegis, aroused him, ..."
4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"Yet for a while he hardened his heart to endure both the hurlings and the evil words in his own halls; but at the last, when the spirit of Zeus, ..."
5. Modern Street Ballads by John Ashton (1888)
"Of the hurlings and fightings, no more's to be seen, But the daughters of Erin trip light o'er the green ; The gaols are all empty, the judges look blue, ..."